Incident Vultee V-72 Vengeance TT Mk IV HB482,
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Date:Monday 13 January 1947
Type:Vultee V-72 Vengeance TT Mk IV
Owner/operator:695 Sqn RAF
Registration: HB482
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Ixworth, 6 miles NE of Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Horsham St Faith, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Ex-USAAF 42-101315 Vultee A-35B-VN Vengeance, to RAF as Vengeance IV HB482 May 1944. Service with 695 Squadron from January 1945 at RAF Bircham Newton, Docking, Norfolk. Moved with 695 Squadron to RAF Horsham St. Faith, Norwich, Norfolk 11 November 1946

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 13 January 1947 when force landed (due to unknown reasons) near Ixworth, Suffolk

Ixworth is a village and civil parish in the West Suffolk district of Suffolk, England, 6 miles (9.7 km) north-east of Bury St Edmunds on the A143 road to Diss and 9 miles (14 km) south-east of Thetford.


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft HA100-HZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1988)
2. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings – Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
3. Final Landings: A Summary of RAF Aircraft and Combat Losses 1946 to 1949 by Colin Cummings p.262
4. 695 Sqn RAF ORB for the period 1-1-1946 to 28-2-1949: National Archives (PRO Kew) File AIR27/2546:

Revision history:

22-May-2023 19:10 Dr. John Smith Added
22-May-2023 21:55 Nepa Updated

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