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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153685
Last updated: 8 January 2020
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Date:23-SEP-1949
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic VAMP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.100 Vampire F.Mk 3
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: VT855
C/n / msn: EEP/42412
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:50 miles south of Brescia -   Italy
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Ta Quali, Malta
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed 23.9.49. VT855 was one of four aircraft that crashed after running out fuel 50 miles south of Brescia, Italy. Formation was visiting Italy to give displays. (The other three Vampire F.3s of 73 Squadron involved were VT809, VT813 and VV204.

Sources:

http://www.dehavilland.ukf.net/_DH100%20prodn%20list.txt
www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=VT
http://www.aviationinmalta.com/MilitaryAviation/AccidentsMilitary/19401949/tabid/650/language/en-US/Default.aspx


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Mar-2013 14:40 Dr. John Smith Added
04-Apr-2013 20:02 Nepa Updated [Operator]
05-Feb-2016 15:16 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
08-Jan-2020 21:15 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Operator]

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