ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 19208
Last updated: 23 November 2014
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Date:08-MAY-1966
Time:
Type:Taylorcraft Auster AOP.III
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VH-PCR
C/n / msn: 654
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Harden NSW -   Australia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Harden, NSW
Destination airport:Harden, NSW
Narrative:
Ex-RAF Auster AOP.III NJ834, and later RAAF A11-37. On 08/01/1947 Sold through CDC to Zinc Corporation, 368 Collins Street, Melbourne for for 1000, On 21/01/1947 Issued to purchaser, Registered VH-BHA 28/03/1947 to 04/09/1951. Reregistered VH-PCR 04/09/1951

Destroyed in a crash when it stalled on short finals at a strip at Harden, NSW on 08/05/1966. The owner, B.M. Osborne was with a would-be purchaser of the craft at the time. Unfortunately both were killed.

Sources:
http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austmz/VH-PCR.html
http://www.adf-serials.com.au/2a11.htm
http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=540


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
01-Mar-2012 23:16 auster Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities]
03-May-2013 09:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
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