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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139778
Last updated: 24 January 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:TTC CF Royal Air Force (TTC CF RAF)
Registration: WG320
C/n / msn: C1/0392
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn North Luffenham, Leicestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF North Luffenham, Leicestershire
Destination airport:
Bounced on take off from RAF North Luffenham, Leicestershire, while glider towing. Landed heavily but declared a write off. Struck off charge as Cat.5(scrap) to 71 MU 11.11.58

Despite this, sold off and repaired/rebuilt for further civilian use: registered as G-APTF 1.10.64 to British Midland. Parts of WG 320 and WB 561 combined for Irish Air Corps 199 26.02.65

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:] [G-ARMF (wings only) at Husbands Bosworth 23.05.2009]

Revision history:

10-Nov-2011 13:55 Dr. John Smith Added
06-May-2013 19:13 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
07-Oct-2019 12:37 rod brown Updated [Cn, Narrative]
05-Nov-2019 22:52 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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