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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21228
Last updated: 24 May 2020
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Date:26-JAN-1954
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:London UAS Royal Air Force (London UAS RAF)
Registration: WK578
C/n / msn: C1/0599
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chineham, 2 miles NE of Andover, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10: Delivered to the RAF 31/3/1952. RAF service with 1 (B) FTS, and London UAS (University Air Squadron). Written off 26/1/1954: Engine failed, wrecked (damaged beyond repair) when overturned in a forced landing in snow at Chineham, 2 miles North East of Andover, Hampshire. No casualties reported among the two crew

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.154 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983 p 68)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.30
4. http://www.hampshireairfields.co.uk/hancrash.html
5. http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=343
6. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WK
7. https://www.na3t.org/air/photo/MIL16662


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jun-2008 13:34 JINX Added
20-Dec-2015 02:42 Dr.John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2020 07:41 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]
04-Apr-2020 22:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
05-Apr-2020 09:17 Investig Updated [Operator, Operator]

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