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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139864
Last updated: 5 April 2020
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Date:19-MAR-1960
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22
Owner/operator:Aero Club of Southern Tasmania
Registration: VH-BSK
C/n / msn: C1/0047
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ralph's Bay, Tasmania -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Llanherne Airport, Hobart, Tasmania (HBA/YMHB)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-RAF Chipmunk T.10 WB606, delivered 05/04/1950. RAF service with 18 RFS and London University Air Squadron. Struck off charge at 22 MU, RAF Silloth, Cumbria on 01/08/1956. Sold to Australia, and registered in September 1956 to the Aero Club of Southern Tasmania as VH-BSR. Re-registered VH-BSK in 1957 when VH-BSR was re-allocated to the former RAF DHC-1 Chipmunk WB743. Written off 19/03/1960 when ditched into Ralph's Bay, Tasmania

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1983, p.19)
2. http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austb/VH-BSK.html
3. http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=343
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ralphs_Bay
5. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WB
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hobart_Airport


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Nov-2011 07:50 Dr. John Smith Added
13-Apr-2014 23:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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