ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139782
Last updated: 30 October 2014
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Date:07-JUN-1959
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10
Owner/operator:RAF Bristol UAS
Registration: WZ880
C/n / msn: C1/0921
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Winterbourne, Filton, Bristol, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Filton, Bristol (EGTG/FZO)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Failed to recover from a spin at Winterborne near Filton, Gloucestershire during aerobatics The pilot abandoned the aircraft at the last moment after trying unsuccessfully to release the cadet, who was killed when the aircraft dived into the ground

Sources:
www.ukserials.com/losses-1959.htm


Revision history:

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10-Nov-2011 14:39 Dr. John Smith Added
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