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CofW Vampire VV624

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WA285 was a de Havilland Vampire FB.5

Appearances

  • Conflict of Wings.

History

Built by English Electric at Samlesbury,[1] WA285 was delivered to the RAF on 07 December 1950.

The aircraft was written off on 23 June 1956[2] while serving with 7 FTS, when it crashed into Holyhead Harbour, Anglesey after the pilot ejected following engine failure.[3]

References

  1. Robertson, Bruce. British Military Aircraft Serials 1912-1966. Ian Allen Ltd. 1967 Page 303
  2. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WA
  3. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm