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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155614
Last updated: 8 January 2020
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Date:23-MAY-1949
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic VAMP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.100 Vampire F.Mk 3
Owner/operator:32 Squadron Royal Air Force (32 Sqn RAF)
Registration: VF339
C/n / msn: EEP42250
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sea, 2 miles east of Famagusta -   Cyprus
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Nicosia, Cyprus
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Broke up in the air whilst executing a roll at 1,000 feet and fell into the sea off Famagusta.
Crew:
Pilot IV (3037739) Cecil Peter JENKINS (pilot) RAF - killed.


Sources:

Royal Air Force Aircraft SA100-VZ999 by James J Halley (Air Britain 1985)
http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=VF
http://www.afm-veterans-uk.info/roll-of-honour.php?SerialNo=R698


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Apr-2013 12:01 Dr. John Smith Added
30-Apr-2013 16:40 Nepa Updated [Operator]
26-Feb-2015 01:25 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Narrative]
21-May-2015 08:54 King T. Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
08-Jan-2020 21:44 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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