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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153978
Last updated: 9 June 2020
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Date:19-JAN-1956
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic VAMP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.115 Vampire T.Mk 11
Owner/operator:FWS Royal Air Force (FWS RAF)
Registration: XD609
C/n / msn: 15389
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Tickton, 5 miles SE of RAF Leconfield, East Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Leconfield, East Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
de Havilland DH.115 Vampire T.Mk 11 XD609: Delivered 28/1/55. RAF service career was just under one year, and was with the FWS (Fighter Weapons School) RAF coded "D", only

Written off 19/1/56: The pilot, Squadron Leader Philip Richard Robinson (Service Number 47115) of the FWS (Fighter Weapons School) who ejected near Tickton, five miles South East of Leconfield, East Yorkshire after the engine failed.

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.177 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft XA100-XZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 2001 p 19)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.174
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH115%20prodn%20list.txt
5. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=XD
6. https://ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/dh115.pdf
7. http://www.planetrace.co.uk/1950-1959_26.html
8. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm
9. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tickton


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Mar-2013 23:41 Dr. John Smith Added
20-Jun-2013 19:13 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
09-Jan-2020 22:19 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
03-May-2020 10:02 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
09-Jun-2020 00:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Jun-2020 00:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location]
09-Jun-2020 00:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
09-Jun-2020 08:17 BlB Updated [Operator, Narrative, Operator]

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