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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139776
Last updated: 13 February 2020
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Date:11-OCT-1958
Time:
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:Southampton UAS Royal Air Force (Southampton UAS RAF)
Registration: WG353
C/n / msn: C1/0440
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hamble, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Hamble, Hampshire
Narrative:
Delivered 10.8.51: RAF Service with with RAE Farnborough, RAF College, RAF Wunsdorf Station Flight. Issued to Southampton UAS 26.6.58.

Damaged in a flying accident whilst landing at Hamble, Hampshire 11.10.58. Initially assessed as Cat3(Repairable) but later deemed to be beyond economical repair, and struck off charge as Cat.5(scrap) 24.10.58. To 71 MU RAF Bicester 10.12.58 for disposal

Despite this, sold off for civil use, repaired, and became G-APTG (registered as such to Derby Aviation Ltd on 4.3.1959). As G-APTG, written off on 3.10.1965 when crashed at Elstree, Hertfordshire. (see G-ATPG)

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J. Haley, Air Britain, 1983, p,43)
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1958.htm
3. http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=343
4. http://www.delscope.demon.co.uk/personal/hamble.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Nov-2011 13:28 Dr. John Smith Added
10-Nov-2011 13:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
10-Nov-2011 13:45 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
28-May-2014 20:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2020 08:06 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]

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