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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68447
Last updated: 20 January 2020
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Date:04-SEP-1952
Time:11:27
Type:Silhouette image of generic VAMP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.115 Vampire FB.Mk 52
Owner/operator:Royal New Zealand Air Force
Registration: NZ5728
C/n / msn: V0462
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Raumai Weapons Range, Santoft -   New Zealand
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RNZAF Ohakea AFB
Destination airport:RNZAF Ohakea AFB
Narrative:
NZ 5728 was practicing for a forthcoming ceremonial fly-past.
It lost height during an inverted run at low level over the Raumai range and crashed.
Flying Officer Gordon Jones-Prichard R.I.P.

Sources:

NZ serials.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Oct-2009 16:25 angels one five Added
24-Jan-2014 08:52 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
01-Jun-2018 01:06 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
08-Jan-2020 22:16 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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