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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137051
Last updated: 20 September 2019
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Date:24-JAN-1957
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic VAMP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
DeHavilland DH.100 Vampire FB.5
Owner/operator:8 FTS Royal Air Force (8 FTS RAF)
Registration: VZ274
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 miles South of Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Swinderby, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed and destroyed 24.1.1957 three miles South of Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire: Broke up in the air during a high speed, low level tail chase. The pilot baled out but his 'chute was still streaming when he reached the ground and he was killed.

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1957.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jun-2011 13:20 angels one five Added
05-Mar-2013 12:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
05-Mar-2013 12:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [[Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]]
25-Dec-2018 21:08 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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