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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154103
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:14-JUN-1959
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10
Owner/operator:Tamworth Aero Club
Registration: VH-TWD
C/n / msn: C1-0003
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Orange, NSW -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Tamworth, NSW
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-RAF Chipmunk T.10 WB551. Delivered 15/12/1949. Struck off charge 31/8/1955. On 29/08/56 sold to Air Navigation Trading Company, London, UK - for export to Australia as VH-WFC. In 1959 re-registered to the Tamworth Aero Club, Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia as VH-TWD

Written off 04/06/59 when crashed at Orange, NSW, Australia after hitting a tree.

Sources:

http://www.dhcchipmunk.com/0003.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orange,_New_South_Wales
www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=343


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Mar-2013 11:19 Dr. John Smith Added

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