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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20122
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:29-JUL-1953
Time:
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:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: WA280
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Mehlem -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wildenrath
Destination airport:
Narrative:
ollided with Vampire FB.5 WA116 over the Rhine. The WA116 pilot was killed whilst the WA280 aircraft was able to make a crash landing at Wildenrath.

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WA
http://www.rafjever.org/4sqnpic232.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-May-2008 15:01 JINX Added
08-Jun-2008 21:58 JINX Updated
15-Jan-2012 13:42 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
06-May-2013 10:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Dec-2013 19:34 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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