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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139769
Last updated: 16 December 2019
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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:Coltishall SF Royal Air Force (Coltishall SF RAF)
Registration: WG490
C/n / msn: C1/0540
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Destination airport:RAF Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire
Collided with a starter trolley at RAF Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire while taxying. Deemed to be damaged beyond repair, and struck off charge as Cat.5(scrap).

However, not scrapped. Instead, it was sold off, and rebuilt as G-APNC (registered as such 16/05/1958) Re-sold on 20/08/1958 to Germany as D-EGAP, which was written off on 19/05/1959 when it crashed at Bremen, Germany


Revision history:

10-Nov-2011 11:34 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Apr-2013 08:14 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
03-Dec-2018 17:57 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
05-Nov-2019 10:05 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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