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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203653
Last updated: 13 October 2021
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Date:25-JUL-1949
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic VAMP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.100 Vampire F Mk 3
Owner/operator:Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
Registration: 17084
MSN: EE 42402
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RCAF St. Hubert, QC -   Canada
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RCAF St. Hubert QC
Destination airport:RCAF SQCt. Hubert
Narrative:
Squadron Leader Robert A. Kipp (29) was the pilot of Vampire 17084 of the 410 Sqn Blue Devils Aerobatic Team. He was practicing aerobatics in the Vampire for the upcoming Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto, when he crashed at RCAF St. Hubert. Squadron Leader Robert A. Kipp was a very experienced pilot with 36 hours on Vampires. His death was attributed to overconfidence.

Sources:

Saskatoon Star-Phoenix 26 July 1949, p10
https://waterloowarbirds.com/pages/honour-wall


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jan-2018 00:06 TB Added
09-Jan-2018 20:57 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
08-Jan-2020 21:13 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
27-Feb-2021 19:52 Cosmo Updated [Cn, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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