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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20840
Last updated: 15 December 2019
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Date:30-APR-1952
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic VAMP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.100 Vampire FB Mk 9
Owner/operator:6 Sqn Royal Air Force (6 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WG892
C/n / msn: EEP/42...
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Abu Sueir, approximately 17 km west of Ismailia -   Egypt
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Abu Sueir, Egpyt
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Collided with WL576 during practice mock attack on Mosquito & crashed near Abu Sueir in Egypt 30/4/1952. Pilot of Vampire WG892 was killed when he was thrown from his aircraft by the force on the collision

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abu_Suwayr_Air_Base
www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=972
http://sixsqnassociation.org.uk/page8.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Jun-2008 22:10 JINX Added
01-Mar-2013 22:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-May-2015 17:34 Victor III Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport]

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