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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137060
Last updated: 15 September 2019
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Date:24-JAN-1957
Time:night
Type:de Havilland Venom NF Mk 3
Owner/operator:23 Squadron Royal Air Force (23 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WX904
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:nr RAF Horsham St Faith, Norfolk, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Horsham St Faith, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Lost height after night take-off and crashed on open ground close to houses. Fire did not occur.
The pilot was killed.
The Venom NF3 was a two-seater. The observer, if one was being carried in this case, survived.

Sources:

www.ukserials.com/losses-1957.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jun-2011 21:39 angels one five Added
27-Jan-2012 14:09 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Narrative]
27-Jan-2012 14:10 Nepa Updated [Total occupants, Nature]
28-Jun-2014 01:49 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
20-Sep-2014 08:45 Juan P.Paco Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport]
19-May-2015 17:38 DG333 Updated [Aircraft type, Location]

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