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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 14962
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:27-JUL-1953
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:234 (Madras Presidency) Squadron Royal Air Force (234 (Madras Presidency) Sqn RAF)
Registration: WA159
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2.5 miles south of Butzweilerhof, near Cologne (NRW) -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Oldenburg, West Germany
Destination airport:RAF Butzweilerhof, West Germany (OLD/ETBB)
Narrative:
Written off 27/07/1953: Stalled while changing formation and spun into the ground 2.5 miles south of Butzweilerhof, West Germany

Sources:

Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley Air Britain 1985)
http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WA
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._234_Squadron_RAF#Post-war:_from_Spitfires_to_Jets
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAF_Butzweilerhof


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Mar-2008 09:22 JINX Added
08-Jun-2008 21:51 JINX Updated
15-Jan-2012 13:43 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Phase]
06-May-2013 12:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Oct-2019 13:43 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
05-Nov-2019 18:21 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]
10-Mar-2021 10:02 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Operator]

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