ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20805
Last updated: 26 October 2014
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Date:20-AUG-1956
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 MCCS
Registration: WG457
C/n / msn: C1/0507
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hurstbourne Tarrant, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Andover, Hampshire (EGWA/ADV)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
After recovering from a loop during a tail chase the pilot found that he was very close to the ground with a railway viaduct on one side, HT cables on the other and a hill in front. He pulled up sharply, stalled and crashed at Hurstbourne Tarrant, Hampshire.

Note: MCCS=Maintenance Command Communications Squadron.

Sources:
Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm
http://daveg4otu.tripod.com/hancrash.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurstbourne_Tarrant


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Jun-2008 02:43 JINX Added
09-Nov-2011 06:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
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