ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 14938
Last updated: 23 July 2014
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Date:05-JAN-1953
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic VAMP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Vampire FB.Mk.5
Owner/operator:5 Sqn RAF
Registration: WA103
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Buldern, SE of Munster -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wunsdorf. West Germany
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed and destroyed 5/1/1953: Hit tree & crashed at Buldern, south east of Munster during practice low level attack. Pilot F/O Desmond Bernard Farrant. Aged 27. RAF (Killed)

Sources:
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?8520-Vampire-(-)-crash-nr-Muenster-1953
http://www.veterans-uk.info/afm2/roll-of-honour.php?SerialNo=R2619
www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WA


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Mar-2008 07:46 JINX Added
11-Mar-2013 13:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Jun-2013 18:15 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
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