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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238553
Last updated: 13 October 2021
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Date:08-MAY-1951
Time:c. noon
Type:Silhouette image of generic VAMP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Vampire (Mistral)
Owner/operator:Armée de l'Air
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mediterranean Sea, 40 miles south of Sardinia -   Italy
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:BA Dijon-Longvic (102)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed in sea after pilot signaled the bail-out. His body discovered by italian seaplane.

Sources:

L'Echo d'Oran 9 May 1951
Stampa Sera 8-9 May 1951


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jul-2020 13:11 TB Added
24-Jul-2020 16:25 TB Updated [Time, Source]
14-Aug-2020 09:06 TB Updated [Departure airport]
10-Mar-2021 09:57 Zoule Updated [Location, Phase, Operator]

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