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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139784
Last updated: 18 October 2017
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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 Leeds UAS
Registration: WP982
C/n / msn: C1/0848
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Linton-on-Ouse, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Linton-on-0use, North Yorkshire
Delivered 16/3/1953: RAF service was with 9 AFTS. Queens UAS Belfast, Manchester UAS, Liverpool UAS, Manchester UAS (for the second time), St. Andrews UAS, and Leeds UAS.

Badly damaged 24/8/1959 after hitting a fire extinguisher trolley while taxying at RAF Linton-On-Ouse, Yorkshire. Deemed damaged beyond economic repair, and struck off charge as Cat.5(scrap)

Despite this, the aircraft was sold off, repaired, and put into civilian use as G-ARDW (registered as such to Airwork Services Ltd, Scone, Perth, Scotland on 27/07/1960). As G-ARDW, registration cancelled 15/05/1968 as "aircraft destroyed" after a fatal crash at Netherthorpe on 12/5/1968 (see separate entry for this)


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain 1983 p.87)

Revision history:

10-Nov-2011 15:14 Dr. John Smith Added
06-Aug-2015 20:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
06-Aug-2015 20:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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