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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153789
Last updated: 9 January 2020
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Date:03-OCT-1952
Time:
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:4 Sqn Royal Air Force (4 Sqn RAF)
Registration: VZ834
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF stn Jever -   Germany
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Jever (G)
Destination airport:RAF Jever (G)
Narrative:
Destroyed in a Category 5 flying accident on 3.10.1952. Whilst making an emergency landing due to running out of fuel, aircraft overshot and was destroyed at RAF Jever, West Germany. Pilot (Flying Officer Francis Fletcher) taken to hospital but died 8.10.1952 of injuries sustained.

VZ834 was Struck Off Charge as Cat.5(c) on 8.10.1952

Sources:

www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=VZ
http://www.rafjever.org/4squadaircraft.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Mar-2013 17:43 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Apr-2013 07:15 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
08-Jan-2020 22:12 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]
09-Jan-2020 12:32 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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