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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 14954
Last updated: 9 April 2019
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Date:18-SEP-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:93 Squadron Royal Air Force (93 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WA135
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Celle -   Germany
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Celle
Narrative:
On 18/9/1951 WA135 sustained a Cat 3(R) Flying Accident at Celle, West Germany when Pilot Officer J Wood selected undercarriage instead of flaps, and aircraft belly-landed at Celle. Returned to UK as Cat.4(R) at Marshalls of Cambridge for repairs. Not repaired, instead struck off charge after being ReCat 5(C) 9/7/52.
Crew:
F/O John Charles M WOOD (pilot) RAF - survived unhurt

Sources:

http://www.rafjever.org/93squadaircraft.htm
www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WA


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Mar-2008 08:54 JINX Added
08-Jun-2008 14:59 JINX Updated
04-Mar-2013 16:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
16-May-2015 17:14 Xindel Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
16-May-2015 17:32 Next Updated [Location, Destination airport]

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