Incident de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10 WK552,
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Date:Monday 9 August 1954
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10
Owner/operator:2 FTS RAF
Registration: WK552
MSN: C1/0567
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:RAF Hullavington, Wiltshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Hullavington, Wiltshire
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10 WK552: Delivered 21/2/52. RAF Service was with 4 BFTS, 15 RFS and 2 FTS.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 9/8/54: Hit by Avro Anson PH704 while parked on peritrack at RAF Hullavington, Wiltshire. Damaged aircraft struck off charge 2/9/54 as Cat.5(c) and broken up for spares and scrap at 49 MU RAF Colerne.

Avro Anson PH704 was only slightly damaged, was repaired and continued in service until September 1956.

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings – Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.161 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1985 p.67)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.80
4. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WK

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jun-2008 12:17 JINX Added
19-Nov-2018 21:01 Nepa Updated [Location, Nature, Operator]
21-Nov-2018 19:36 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Operator]
17-Apr-2020 20:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]
18-Apr-2020 09:04 AlLach Updated [Operator, Operator]

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