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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154703
Last updated: 11 April 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic VNOM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
De Havilland DH.112 Venom NF Mk 3
Owner/operator:151 Sqn RAF
Registration: WX794
C/n / msn: 12660
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Leuchars, Fife, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:RAF Leuchars, Fife (ADX/EGQL)
Destination airport:RAF Leuchars, Fife (ADX/EGDL)
De Havilland DH.112 Venom NF Mk 3 WX794: Delivered 19/4/1955. Sole operation service career was with 151 Squadron, RAF Leuchars, Fife

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 21//1/1957: skidded off the runway while taxiing at Leuchars, Fife causing the undercarriage to collapse. No reports of any injuries to the two crew


1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.184 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983 p 103)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.230
4. 151 Squadron ORB (Operational Record Book)(Air Ministry Form AM/F.540) for the period 1/1/1951 to 31/5/1962: File AIR 27/2823/1:

Revision history:

01-Apr-2013 01:05 Dr. John Smith Added
10-Apr-2013 08:53 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
08-Oct-2018 18:25 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Operator]
17-Jan-2020 01:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Departure airport, Source, Damage]
17-Jul-2020 22:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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