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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 166341
Last updated: 9 February 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic VAMP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.100 Vampire FB.Mk 5
Owner/operator:14 Sqn RAF
Registration: VV443
C/n / msn: EEP/42...
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:sea near Sylt -   Germany
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RAF Sylt (G)
Destination airport:
VV443 - Spun in sea during air to air gunnery pass at Sylt. 21.1.1952
Pilot Officer (2600912) Eric Samuel HARBISON (pilot) RAF - killed


1. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents. Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Last Take-off: A Record of RAF Aircraft Losses 1950 to 1953 p 215
3. Blue Diamonds: The Exploits of 14 Squadron RAF 1945-2015

Revision history:

19-May-2014 14:10 Nepa Added
12-Feb-2015 09:55 Iwosh Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Dec-2019 23:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Dec-2019 23:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
08-Jan-2020 22:34 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]

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