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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47457
Last updated: 9 June 2020
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Date:11-FEB-1955
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic T33 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed T-33A
Owner/operator:Koninklijke Luchtmacht (KLu)
Registration: TR-23
C/n / msn: 580-7687
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:De Peel AB, Venray -   Netherlands
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Volkel AB, Netherlands (EHYK)
Destination airport:De Peel AB, Netherlnds (EHDP)
Narrative:
Ex-USAF 51-17542: Transferred to the Royal Dutch Air Force (Koninklijke Luchtmacht (KLu)) on April 1, 1954 as "TR-23". Written off (damaged beyond repair) February 11, 1955 when crashed while attempting an emergency landing at De Peel Air Base, Netherlands (at approximate co ordinates: 5131′34″N 00551′34″E). Aircraft struck off charge 14 March 1955.

(De Peel Air Base was founded as a diversion airfield in 1954 with two parallel runways (06L/24R and 06R/24L) and never served as an active base for aircraft, seeing only incidental usage from the aerial photo reconnaissance unit from nearby Volkel Air Base)

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20180422215058/http://www.millionmonkeytheater.com/T-33.html
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1951.html
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lieutenant_General_Best_Barracks
4. http://kw.jonkerweb.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=623:lockheed-rt-33-uk&catid=91&lang=en&showall=1&limitstart=&Itemid=553
5. https://www.ipms.nl/artikelen/nedmil-luchtvaart/vliegtuigen-l/vliegtuigen-l-lockheed-t33.html?show_desktop_mode=false


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
22-Jul-2017 00:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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