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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139766
Last updated: 7 August 2020
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Date:01-JUL-1957
Time:day
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
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Middle Wallop, Hampshire (EGVP)
Destination airport:RAF Middle Wallop, Hampshire (EGVP)
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

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
4. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1957.htm
5. http://www.hampshireairfields.co.uk/hancrash.html
6. https://www.airphotographicinternational.com/products/wp966-bbd-de-havilland-canada-dhc1-chipmunk-t-10raf-jersey
7. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WP


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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