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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20455
Last updated: 12 September 2019
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Date:02-JAN-1953
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:RAF Manchester UAS
Registration: WD324
C/n / msn: C1/0262
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Barton, Eccles, Lancashire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Barton City Airport, Liverpool Rd, Eccles, Manchester (ECCB)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Delivered 31-1-1951: RAF Service with 2 Reserve Flying Sschool and Manchester University Air Squadron (MUAS). Written off (damaged beyond repair) 2-1-1953: Engine failed on take-off from Barton, Eccles, Lancashire & did not pick up, overturned in forced landing.

Wreckage recovered to 60 MU RAF Rufforth, North Yorskhire, where struck off charge 16-1-1953 as Cat.5(scrap)

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J/ Halley, Air Britain, 1983 page 23)
2. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WD


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jun-2008 04:50 JINX Added
23-Jul-2017 17:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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