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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 87486
Last updated: 16 December 2019
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Date:25-OCT-1948
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic VAMP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.100 Vampire F Mk 3
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: VT808
C/n / msn: EP42383
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF Hal Far -   Malta
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Ta Qali, Malta
Narrative:
Collided with Royal Navy Harvard EZ406 near Hal Far and crash landed at Ta Qali, Malta.
Pilot of Vampire VT808, S/Ldr Potts was uninjured. The two crew of the Harvard, however, were killed.

Sources:

http://www.aviationinmalta.com/MilitaryAviation/AccidentsMilitary/19401949/tabid/650/language/en-US/Default.aspx
http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=VT
http://www.dehavilland.ukf.net/_DH100%20prodn%20list.txt


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2011 01:51 penguin832 Added
27-Jan-2012 13:52 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
27-Jan-2012 13:53 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]
27-Jan-2012 13:56 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]
02-Mar-2013 18:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Apr-2013 19:59 Nepa Updated [Operator]
09-Jul-2015 12:16 Weeks Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
22-Dec-2017 14:28 TB Updated [Operator, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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