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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21220
Last updated: 18 October 2020
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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:2 FTS Royal Air Force (2 FTS RAF)
Registration: WK552
C/n / msn: C1/0567
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Hullavington, Wiltshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:RAF Hullavington, Wiltshire
Destination airport:
de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10 WK552: Delivered 21/2/52. RAF Service was with 4 BFTS, 15 RFS and 2 FTS.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 9/8/54: Hit by Avro Anson PH704 while parked on peritrack at RAF Hullavington, Wiltshire. Damaged aircraft struck off charge 2/9/54 as Cat.5(c) and broken up for spares and scrap at 49 MU RAF Colerne.

Avro Anson PH704 was only slightly damaged, was repaired and continued in service until September 1956.


1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.161 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1985 p.67)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.80

Revision history:

18-Jun-2008 12:17 JINX Added
19-Nov-2018 21:01 Nepa Updated [Location, Nature, Operator]
21-Nov-2018 19:36 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Operator]
17-Apr-2020 20:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]
18-Apr-2020 09:04 AlLach Updated [Operator, Operator]

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