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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18228
Last updated: 18 June 2020
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Date:19-NOV-1996
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic J1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster J/1 Autocrat
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VH-KEA
C/n / msn: 2114
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lakes Entrance, Victora -   Australia
Phase: Standing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Lakes Entrance, Victoria
Destination airport:
Narrative:
VP-KDZ Auster 5J/1 Autocrat (2114) ex VP-UAJ Regd .47. Regd (CofR 102B) 7.2.51 to Sheikh Bros Ltd, Nairobi. Regd (CofR 102C) 4.5.54 to Noon & Pearce Air Charters Ltd, Nairobi. Regd (CofR 102D) 4.8.55 to KM Mousley, Kiu. Regd (CofR 102E) 29.2.56 to TD Nunan & JA Ament, Nairobi. Regd (CofR 102F) 27.7.56 to Caspar Air Charters & Agencies Ltd, Nairobi; CofN .57 to Caspair Ltd. Regn cld early .57. Regd 7.60 to same owner; CofA renewed 12.7.60 (as Auster 5 Special). Regd (CofR 102G) 1.3.61 to RAG Lindsay, Nairobi.

Regn cld 30.3.61 as sold to Australia. Regd VH-KEA 13.9.61. Written off Lakes Entrance, Victoria 19.11.96 when destroyed by arsonist

Sources:

aircraft production ( http://www.auster.ukf.net/ )
http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/vp-kaa.pdf
http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austcl/VH-KEA.html


Images:

Photo of VH-KEA courtesy AirHistory.net


Saint Arnaud (YSTA)
14 November 1993; (c) David Tanner (via Daniel Tanner)

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
26-Dec-2011 02:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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