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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 136958
Last updated: 30 April 2016
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Date:02-JAN-1957
Time:Day.
Type:Silhouette image of generic VNOM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
DeHavilland DH.112 Venom FB.4
Owner/operator:8 Sqn RAF
Registration: WR556
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North of Kormaksar, Aden -   Yemen
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Khormaksar, Aden
Destination airport:RAF Khormaksar, Aden
Narrative:
Destroyed 2-1-1957 when collided with the ground on an air to ground gunnery exercise north of Khormaksar, Aden. Pilot killed. Wreckage to 131 MU RAF Khormaksar, where struck off charge 16-2-1957

Sources:
1. Royal Air Force Aircvraft WA100-WZ999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1983, p.91)
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1957.htm
3. http://www.planetrace.co.uk/1950-1959_26.html
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH112%20prodn%20list.txt
5. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WR


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jun-2011 01:58 angels one five Added
17-Jan-2012 07:00 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator]
28-Jun-2014 01:31 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
26-May-2015 12:43 Angel dick one Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
25-Apr-2016 15:29 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
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