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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139875
Last updated: 11 August 2019
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Date:17-JUN-1963
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:Royal Aero Club of NSW
Registration: VH-RSJ
C/n / msn: C1/0117
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bringelly, near Camden, New South Wales -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Bankstown, Sydney, NSW
Destination airport:Bankstown, Sydney, NSW
Narrative:
In addition to the three DH.82A Tiger Moths, McKenzie Flying School also had this Chipmunk, although it wasn't on strength for long...VH-GMD was ex-RAF WB669 and went on to become VH-BAX in 1958 and VH-RSJ operated by the Royal Aero Club of NSW at Bankstown in 1961. It crashed at Bringelly nr Camden NSW 17/06/1963 during a solo spinning excercise.

Sources:

http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austcl/VH-GMD.html
www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=343
http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austmz/VH-RSJ(1).html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Nov-2011 13:33 Dr. John Smith Added
19-Feb-2013 23:52 Geo Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]

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