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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153847
Last updated: 10 January 2020
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Date:17-OCT-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: VF270
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF Driffield, North Yorkshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Driffeld, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On the 17th October, 1950, a pair of Vampires F.1s, VF270 and VF308, both of 203 AFS collided near Driffield, North Yorkshire. Both pilots were killed in each aircraft.

Sources:

https://www.pprune.org/military-aircrew/329990-gaining-r-f-pilots-brevet-ww11-168.html
www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=VF
www.dehavilland.ukf.net/_DH100%20prodn%20list.txt


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Mar-2013 18:40 Dr. John Smith Added
26-May-2015 12:36 Angel dick one Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
10-Jan-2020 20:28 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Nature, Operator]

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