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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 14963
Last updated: 16 April 2019
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Date:31-JUL-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:202 Advanced Flying School Royal Air Force (202 AFS RAF)
Registration: WA160
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dulas Bay, Anglesey -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Valley, Anglesey
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 31/07/1951: Hit water on low flying exercise from RAF Valley, engine flamed out, ditched into Dulas Bay, Anglesey at approximate co-ordinates 53 22′ 31.12″ N, 4 16′ 16.75″ W, but the pilot managed to make a successful escape.

Sources:

Halley, J J, 2003, Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999, 2nd Ed, pg6
Sloan, R, 2002, Anglesey Air Accidents during the 20th Century
http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WA
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dulas_Bay
http://www.coflein.gov.uk/en/site/240173/details/de-havilland-vampire-fb5-wa160


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Mar-2008 09:24 JINX Added
08-Jun-2008 15:30 JINX Updated
06-May-2013 12:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-May-2015 17:12 Xindel Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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