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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20800
Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Date:06-MAY-1956
Time:day
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:Cambridge UAS Royal Air Force (Cambridge UAS RAF)
Registration: WG329
C/n / msn: C1/0422
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ashwell, 4 miles North of Baldock, Hertfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Teversham, Cambridge [EGSC]
Destination airport:
Narrative:
de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10 WG329: Delivered 17/7/51. RAF Service Career was with the Cambridge UAS (University Air Squadron) 22 RFS (Reserve Flying School) then back to Cambridge UAS

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 6/5/1956: Stalled off turn and dived into ground at Ashwell, four miles north of Baldock, Hertfordshire. Struck off charge 8/5/1956 at No.58 MU Sutton Bridge.

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.178 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983 p 43)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.194
4. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm
5. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WG
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashwell,_Hertfordshire


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Jun-2008 02:26 JINX Added
17-Mar-2013 02:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2020 07:50 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]
15-Jun-2020 21:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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