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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139766
Last updated: 7 August 2020
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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:LAS (Light Aircraft School) Royal Air Force (LAS (Light Aircraft School) RAF)
Registration: WP966
C/n / msn: C1/0828
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1/2 mile West of Middle Wallop, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:RAF Middle Wallop, Hampshire (EGVP)
Destination airport:RAF Middle Wallop, Hampshire (EGVP)
de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10 WP966: Delivered 3/2/1953. Operational Service career was with 227 OCU RAF and the LAS (Light aircraft School) at RAF Middle Wallop as "BD-B"

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 1/7/1957: Hit the ground half a mile west of RAF Middle Wallop, Hampshire, after the engine cut during an overshoot and failed to pick up again. Aircraft wrecked in the consequent forced landing.


1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.190 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983 p.87)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.210

Revision history:

10-Nov-2011 10:56 Dr. John Smith Added
29-Nov-2018 10:01 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]
07-Aug-2020 16:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Aug-2020 16:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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