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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153676
Last updated: 13 October 2021
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Date:21-AUG-1950
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic VAMP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.100 Vampire F Mk 1
Owner/operator:501 (County of Gloucester) Squadron Royal Air Force (501 (County of Gloucester) Sqn RAF)
Registration: TG441
MSN: EEP/42...
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Tangmere, Chichester, West Sussex, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Tangmere, Chichester, West Sussex
Destination airport:RAF Filton, Bristol, Gloucestershire
Narrative:
de Havilland DH.100 Vampire F. Mk 1 TG441, 501 (County of Gloucester) Sqn RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed on take-off from RAF Tangmere, Chichester, West Sussex, England 21.8.50. Aircraft stalled on take off, and crash landed into the overshoot area. No reported injuries to the pilot.

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.105 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft SA100-VZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983)
3. Last Take Off; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1950 to 1953 by Colin Cummings p.75
4. 501 (County of Gloster) Squadron RAF ORB (Operational Record Book)(Air Ministry Form AM/F.540) for the period 1-7-1946 to 31-3-1957: National Archives (PRO Kew) File AIR 27/2495 at https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C2505133
5. http://www.dehavilland.ukf.net/_DH100%20prodn%20list.txt ..


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Mar-2013 13:27 Dr. John Smith Added
04-Apr-2013 14:26 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
08-Jan-2020 21:33 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Operator]
28-Dec-2020 23:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Dec-2020 23:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
28-Dec-2020 23:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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