Incident de Havilland DH.115 Vampire T Mk 11 XD609,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153978
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Date:Thursday 19 January 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic VAMP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.115 Vampire T Mk 11
Owner/operator:FWS RAF
Registration: XD609
MSN: 15389
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Tickton, 5 miles SE of RAF Leconfield, East Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Leconfield, East Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
de Havilland DH.115 Vampire T.Mk 11 XD609: Delivered 28/1/55. RAF service career was just under one year, and was with the FWS (Fighter Weapons School) RAF coded "D", only

Written off 19/1/56: The pilot, Squadron Leader Philip Richard Robinson (Service Number 47115) of the FWS (Fighter Weapons School) who ejected near Tickton, five miles South East of Leconfield, East Yorkshire after the engine failed.


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 XA100-XZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 2001 p 19)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.174

Revision history:

11-Mar-2013 23:41 Dr. John Smith Added
20-Jun-2013 19:13 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
09-Jan-2020 22:19 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
03-May-2020 10:02 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
09-Jun-2020 00:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Jun-2020 00:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location]
09-Jun-2020 00:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
09-Jun-2020 08:17 BlB Updated [Operator, Narrative, Operator]

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