ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21221
Last updated: 23 April 2014
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Date:09-JUL-1957
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 CNCS
Registration: WK561
C/n / msn: C1/0579
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:4 miles N of Shrewsbury, Shropshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Shawbury, Shropshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 9/7/1957, WK561/L a DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10 of the CNCS was written off (damaged beyond economic repair) when it hit it a hedge during a forced landing four miles north of Shrewsbury after the engine cut.

Sources:
1. RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1983)
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1957.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jun-2008 12:20 JINX Added
27-Oct-2013 03:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
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