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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 14941
Last updated: 19 February 2020
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Date:03-DEC-1951
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic VAMP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.100 Vampire FB.Mk 5
Owner/operator:71 (Eagle) Squadron Royal Air Force (71 (Eagle) Sqn RAF)
Registration: WA110
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Epe, near RAF GŁtersloh, North Rhine-Westphalia. -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF GŁtersloh (ETUO)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Abandoned in bad weather on RP exercise. Collided with Vampire FB.5 WA168 (also of 71 (Eagle) Squadron))and crashed near GŁtersloh: the pilots of both machines had to leave the Jets in bad weather, as the GCA did not work (aircraft were returning from a rocket attack in the Norfhorn Ranges)

Sources:

www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WA
http://web.archive.org/web/20171027114502/http://sg-etuo.de:80/Main/EDUOCrashs
http://www.panoravia.nl/rubriek/forum/viewtopic.php?p=14407&sid=acd66aaeae1652abb364b9eb03b0cb93


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Mar-2008 07:57 JINX Added
16-Jan-2012 13:16 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Phase]
11-Mar-2013 13:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Oct-2019 19:58 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport]
05-Nov-2019 18:19 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
09-Jan-2020 12:53 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Operator]
05-Feb-2020 11:45 stehlik49 Updated [Location, Operator]

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