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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154114
Last updated: 20 February 2020
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Date:01-FEB-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:Royal Victoria Aero Club
Registration: VH-RVQ
C/n / msn: C1-0059
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Scoresby, Victoria -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Moorabbin, Victoria, Australia
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-RAF Chipmunk T.10 WB618. Delivered to the RAF 29/04/50. Struck off charge at 20 MU, RAF Aston Down, Glos, 17/08/55. On 25/06/56 Sold to W.S.Shackleton, London, England for export to Australia. Sold to Latrobe Valley Aero Club, Morwell, Melbourne, Australia as VH-MOB (one of four Chipmunks they owned: VH-MOA/VH-MOB/VH-MOE and VH-MOR)

In 1958 sold to Royal Victoria Aero Club, Moorabbin, Victoria, Australia and re-registered as VH-RVQ. Written off 01/02/59 when crashed at Scoresby, Victoria, Australia

Sources:

http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austmz/VH-MOB.html
www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WB
http://www.dhcchipmunk.com/0059.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Mar-2013 15:13 Dr. John Smith Added

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