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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20823
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:17-JUN-1953
Time:00:05
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:71 (Eagle) Squadron Royal Air Force (71 (Eagle) Sqn RAF)
Registration: WG840
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Eindhoven -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Wildenrath
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Got lost and ran out of fuel at night, emergency wheels up landing bounced on landing & cartwheeled.

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Jun-2008 15:20 JINX Added
16-Jan-2012 13:17 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
03-Jun-2019 10:01 Cobar Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Departure airport, Narrative]

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