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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20411
Last updated: 19 January 2020
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Date:04-APR-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:25 RFS Royal Air Force (25 RFS RAF)
Registration: WB661
C/n / msn: C1/0110
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sherburn in Elmet, near Leeds, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Sherburn-in-Elmet (EGCJ)
Narrative:
Delivered 17/7/1950: Sole RAF service was with 25 RFS. Written off (damaged beyond repair) 4/4/1951 when lost height and hit tree on approach to Sherburn-in-Elmet airfield. Aircraft came down New Lennerton Lane, Sherburn in Elmet, Leeds, North Yorkshire

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100 - WZ999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain 1983 p. 20)
2. http://www.dhcchipmunk.com/census.html
3. http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=343
4. http://sherburninelmethistory.co.uk/aviation/aircraft-accidents/
5. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WB


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jun-2008 17:05 JINX Added
07-Jun-2008 22:01 JINX Updated
24-Jan-2012 13:22 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
06-Aug-2015 20:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Nov-2017 22:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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