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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153679
Last updated: 8 January 2020
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Date:08-MAR-1950
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic VAMP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.100 Vampire F.Mk 1
Owner/operator:203 Advanced Flying School Royal Air Force (203 AFS RAF)
Registration: VF276
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Driffield, North Yorkshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Driffeld, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) when lost wing tank on take-off from RAF Driffield, North Yorkshire, stalled and crashed 8.3.50. On take off the starboard long range drop tank came off and the aircraft climbed steeply. The port wing then dropped and the aircraft slipped into the ground from about 60 feet. Pilot - Flt Lt Peter James Martin - unhurt

Sources:

http://www.dehavilland.ukf.net/_DH100%20prodn%20list.txt
www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=VF
https://www.pprune.org/archive/index.php/t-329990-p-14.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Mar-2013 13:44 Dr. John Smith Added
04-Dec-2018 20:08 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Operator]
08-Jan-2020 21:24 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Operator]

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