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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68448
Last updated: 9 January 2020
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Date:20-MAY-1952
Time:night
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: NZ5737
C/n / msn: V0629
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tasman Sea off Foxton -   New Zealand
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Ohakea AFB
Destination airport:Ohakea AFB
Narrative:
NZ 5737 went missing on a night flying detail.
Pieces of wreckage were washed ashore in the Foxton area in the following weeks but the body of the pilot was never found.
Pilot Officer Graeme McGregor R.I.P.

Sources:

NZ Serials.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Oct-2009 16:42 angels one five Added
08-May-2013 13:26 angels one five Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Jan-2014 08:50 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type]
09-Jan-2020 12:27 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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