Gear-up landing Incident de Havilland DH.112 Venom NF Mk 3 WX795,
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Date:Monday 16 January 1956
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:141 Sqn RAF
Registration: WX795
MSN: 12661
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near RAF Coltishall, Norfolk, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk (EGYC)
Destination airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk (EGYC)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
de Havilland DH.112 Venom NF Mk 3 WX795 [coded "D"] of 141 Squadron, RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 16/1/1956 when belly landed into a field and hit a wall near RAF Coltishall, Norfolk, after the engine cut on approach. Both crew survived.


1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings – Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.177 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983 p 106)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.173
4. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AVIA 5/34/S2799:
5. National Archives (PRO Kew) File BT233/318:
6. 141 Squadron ORB (Air Ministry Form AM/F.540) 1 Jan 1956 to 31 Dec 1960: National Archives (PRO Kew) File AIR 27/2819/1 at

Revision history:

11-Mar-2013 23:32 Dr. John Smith Added
08-Apr-2013 21:32 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
13-Apr-2013 16:42 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
17-Jun-2015 09:02 Iwosh Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport]
04-Oct-2018 13:18 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
17-Jan-2020 01:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Destination airport]
14-Feb-2020 22:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
08-Jun-2020 23:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Jun-2020 23:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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