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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 14991
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:20-JAN-1959
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic VAMP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland 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:Military
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]

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