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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 136969
Last updated: 17 September 2019
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Date:10-JAN-1957
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic VAMP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
DeHavilland DH 115 Vampire T.11
Owner/operator:RAF College
Registration: WZ429
C/n / msn: 15024
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Gosberton, Bedfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Cranwell (EGYD)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed and destroyed 10.1.1959 when spun into the ground near Gosberton, Bedfordshire after failing to recover from an intentional spin. The student (U/Off M. A. Hicks) ejected but the instructor stayed with the aircraft and was killed

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1957.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194235/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1957.htm
http://www.bcar.org.uk/1950s-incident-logs#1957


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jun-2011 02:37 angels one five Added
29-Jun-2011 02:40 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
17-Jan-2012 06:59 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Narrative]
05-Mar-2013 12:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Mar-2013 12:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Narrative]
05-Mar-2013 15:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]

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