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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 136969
Last updated: 10 January 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic VAMP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.115 Vampire T.Mk 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.)
Departure airport:RAF Cranwell, (EGYD)
Destination airport:
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


Revision history:

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]
10-Jan-2020 18:54 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Operator]

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