Incident de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10 WK552,
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Date:Monday 9 August 1954
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
Departure airport:RAF Hullavington, Wiltshire
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
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.


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

Revision history:

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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