Accident de Havilland DH.112 Venom FB Mk 4 WR556,
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Date:Wednesday 2 January 1957
Type:Silhouette image of generic VNOM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.112 Venom FB Mk 4
Owner/operator:8 Sqn RAF
Registration: WR556
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:North of Kormaksar, Aden -   Yemen
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RAF Khormaksar, Aden
Destination airport:RAF Khormaksar, Aden
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Destroyed 2-1-1957 when collided with the ground on an air to ground gunnery exercise north of Khormaksar, Aden. Pilot killed. Wreckage to 131 MU RAF Khormaksar, where struck off charge 16-2-1957


1. Royal Air Force Aircvraft WA100-WZ999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1983, p.91)

Revision history:

29-Jun-2011 01:58 angels one five Added
17-Jan-2012 07:00 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator]
28-Jun-2014 01:31 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
26-May-2015 12:43 Angel dick one Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
25-Apr-2016 15:29 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Jan-2020 20:52 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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