Accident de Havilland DH.100 Vampire FB Mk 5 WA103,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 14938
 
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Date:Monday 5 January 1953
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic VAMP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.100 Vampire FB Mk 5
Owner/operator:5 Sqn RAF
Registration: WA103
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Buldern, SE of Munster -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wunsdorf (G)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Crashed and destroyed 5/1/1953: Hit tree & crashed at Buldern, south east of Munster during practice low level attack. Pilot F/O Desmond Bernard Farrant. Aged 27. RAF (Killed)

Sources:

http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?8520-Vampire-(-)-crash-nr-Muenster-1953
https://www.gov.uk/search-armed-forces-memorial-roll-of-honourroll-of-honour.php?SerialNo=R2619
www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WA

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Mar-2008 07:46 JINX Added
11-Mar-2013 13:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Jun-2013 18:15 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
09-Jan-2020 21:52 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Operator]

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