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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153781
Last updated: 21 September 2019
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Date:21-JAN-1957
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic VAMP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
DeHavilland DH 115 Vampire T.11
Owner/operator:5 FTS Royal Air Force (5 FTS RAF)
Registration: XD390
C/n / msn: 15253
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1/2 mile NW of Lavendon, near Olney, Buckinghamshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Oakington, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:RAF Oakington, Cambridgeshire
Narrative:
Crashed and destroyed 21.1.1957: it is thought that control was lost after flying through heavy turbulence caused by other aircraft descending towards Oakington. The pilot had regained control and was pulling out of a dive when it struck the ground half a mile north west of Lavendon, near Olney, Buckinghamshire, killing both crew

Sources:

www.ukserials.com/losses-1957.htm
http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C6578642


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Mar-2013 12:30 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Mar-2013 12:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Narrative]
06-Mar-2013 11:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
25-Dec-2018 21:08 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]

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