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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20405
Last updated: 16 November 2020
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Date:25-MAY-1951
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:London UAS Royal Air Force (London UAS RAF)
Registration: WB607
C/n / msn: C1/0048
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Booker, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Booker Airfield (EGTB) High Wycombe, Bucks.
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit HT cable during forced landing soon after take off near Booker Airfield, High Wycombe Buckinghamshire.

Damage initially assessed as Cat.3 (Repairable): returned to de Havilland's for repairs. However, upon inspection, damage was more severe than initially assessed, and WB607 was re-classified as "beyond ecomonic repair". Struck off charge on 13/09/1951 as CAT 5(Scrap)

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WB
www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=343
www.cnapg.net/chipmunk.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jun-2008 16:06 JINX Added
07-Jun-2008 22:01 JINX Updated
12-Nov-2011 08:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2020 07:33 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Nature, Narrative, Operator]

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