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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139872
Last updated: 21 December 2019
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Date:29-AUG-1962
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22
Owner/operator:Darling Downs Aero CLub
Registration: VH-DDO
C/n / msn: C1/0303
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Toowoomba, Queensland -   Australia
Phase: Standing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Toowoomba, Queensland (TWB/YTWB)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-RAF Chipmunk T.10 WD362: delivered 15/03/1951, struck off charge when sold 25/06/1956 at 20 MU RAF Aston Down. Exported to Australia as VH-DDO later in 1956

Written off 29/8/1962 when destroyed by fire, whilst parked at Towoomba airfield, Queensland, Australia

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1983 p.24)
2. http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austcl/VH-DDO.html
3. http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=343
4. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WD


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Nov-2011 13:00 Dr. John Smith Added
31-Mar-2014 02:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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