ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 14991
Last updated: 10 January 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:20-JAN-1959
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:8 FTS Royal Air Force (8 FTS RAF)
Registration: WA215
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Syerston, Nottinghamshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Syerston, Nottinghamshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Impeller failed, undershot forced landing & DBR at RAF Syerston, Nottinghamshire on 20.1.1959. Struck off charge as Cat.5(gi) and allocated for ground instructional use as 7598M with No.138 ATC Squadron, Nottingham; perished/scrapped at Syerston in the mid 1960's

Sources:

www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=972
https://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?86563-ATC-Squadron-instructional-airframes


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Mar-2008 19:26 JINX Added
24-Jan-2013 15:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Feb-2015 09:03 AlLah Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
10-Jan-2020 21:25 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Nature, Operator]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description