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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21216
Last updated: 3 February 2020
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Date:02-JUN-1962
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:3 AEF Royal Air Force (3 AEF RAF)
Registration: WK516
C/n / msn: C1/0553
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Thornbury, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Thornbury, Gloucestershire
Narrative:
Struck high tension cables during a practice forced landing at Thornbury, Gloucestershire. WK516 hit the ground heavily and was wrecked. Both occupants were unhurt


Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=343
http://www.btinternet.com/~terry.harper/garrity/images/desford4.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jun-2008 12:05 JINX Added
11-Nov-2011 10:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]
19-Oct-2018 19:37 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative, Operator]

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