ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18112
Last updated: 22 July 2014
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Date:28-MAR-1963
Time:
Type:Auster AOP.9
Owner/operator:Army Air Corps Centre
Registration: XK381
C/n / msn: B5/10/107
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:One mile south of Stockbridge, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:near Stockbridge, Hampshire
Destination airport:Middle Wallop, Hampshire (EGVP)
Narrative:
The Auster was taking off from a field, uphill.The pupil decided that he could not clear some trees ahead and closed the the throttle to abandon the take off. The instructor took control and reapplied power and the plane clipped the trees, swinging 180 degrees and striking the ground.

In April 2012 it was announced that the Newark Aircraft Museum had an unidentified Auster AOP.9, which may be XK381, or, at least, a composite airframe that includes substantial parts of this particular Auster

Sources:
1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1963.htm
2. http://www.aviationmuseumguide.co.uk/news-jan-apr-2012/news-newark-auster.php
3. http://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?114733-Auster-AOP-9-Identity-Assistance
4. http://www.airfieldinformationexchange.org/community/showthread.php?8084-Newark-Air-Museum
5. http://daveg4otu.tripod.com/hancrash.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
02-Oct-2011 15:54 angels one five Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
07-Oct-2013 18:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
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