ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154703
Last updated: 17 July 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:21-JAN-1957
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic VNOM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
De Havilland DH.112 Venom NF Mk 3
Owner/operator:151 Sqn RAF
Registration: WX794
C/n / msn: 12660
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Leuchars, Fife, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Leuchars, Fife (ADX/EGQL)
Destination airport:RAF Leuchars, Fife (ADX/EGDL)
Narrative:
De Havilland DH.112 Venom NF Mk 3 WX794: Delivered 19/4/1955. Sole operation service career was with 151 Squadron, RAF Leuchars, Fife

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 21//1/1957: skidded off the runway while taxiing at Leuchars, Fife causing the undercarriage to collapse. No reports of any injuries to the two crew

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.184 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983 p 103)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.230
4. 151 Squadron ORB (Operational Record Book)(Air Ministry Form AM/F.540) for the period 1/1/1951 to 31/5/1962: File AIR 27/2823/1: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D8442448
5. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WX
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._151_Squadron_RAF#After_World_War_II
7. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1957.htm
8. http://www.dehavilland.ukf.net/_DH112%20prodn%20list.txt


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Apr-2013 01:05 Dr. John Smith Added
10-Apr-2013 08:53 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
08-Oct-2018 18:25 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Operator]
17-Jan-2020 01:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Departure airport, Source, Damage]
17-Jul-2020 22:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description