Accident de Havilland DH.100 Vampire FB Mk 5 WA437, Wednesday 9 January 1952
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Date:Wednesday 9 January 1952
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:185 Sqn RAF
Registration: WA437
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Mediterranean Sea, 15 miles north of Gozo. -   Malta
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Vampire WA437: Stalled & crashed after flicking into spin during tail chase. 09/01/1952

Sources:

1.Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-May-2008 03:14 JINX Added
14-Aug-2013 07:17 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
16-Nov-2019 18:31 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
08-Jan-2020 22:34 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
23-Aug-2022 12:19 Nepa Updated [Location, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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