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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139877
Last updated: 26 January 2020
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Date:20-SEP-1964
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 Newcastle Aero Club
Registration: VH-RND
C/n / msn: C1/0092
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAAF Williamstown, Newcastle, New South Wales -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Maitland, NSW (YMND)
Destination airport:RAAF Williamstown (NTL/YWLM)
Narrative:
Ex RAF Chipmunk T.10 WB655: struck off charge 25/06/1956 at 20 MU RAF Aston Down. Sold to the Royal Newcastle Aero Club, Newcastle, NSW as VH-RND.

Damaged beyond repair 26/09/1964 when crashed at RAAF Williamstown, Newcastle, New South Wales, whilst taking part in the air show held there on that date

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1983 p.20)
2. http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austmz/VH-RND.html
3. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WB


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Nov-2011 14:11 Dr. John Smith Added
29-Mar-2014 02:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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