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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 15026
Last updated: 23 July 2020
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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:71 (Eagle) Squadron Royal Air Force (71 (Eagle) Sqn RAF)
Registration: WA222
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gilze-Rijen AB -   Netherlands
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Gilze-Rijen AB
Destination airport:
Wing dropped, hit SBA hut & blew up.


Dutch newspaper clipping Oct. 8, 1951

Revision history:

01-Mar-2008 23:54 JINX Added
02-May-2009 10:34 harro Updated
16-Jan-2012 13:14 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
08-Jan-2020 22:43 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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