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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144177
Last updated: 24 September 2019
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Date:03-JAN-1960
Time:
Type:Auster T.7
Owner/operator:654 Sqn British AAC
Registration: WE569
C/n / msn: 3732
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Hildesheim, Lower Saxony -   Germany
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Hildesheim, Germany
Narrative:
The pilot was instructed to hold his approach due to bad weather at base, Hildesheim, West Germany. He was forced to land in a field near Hildesheim, when the weather closed in, causing the aircraft to tip onto its nose and turn over.

Damaged aircraft sold to Beagle-Auster Aircraft Ltd 12/10/1961. Rebuilt as Beagle A.61 Terrier 2 G-ASAJ, with new c/no B.605, and first registered as such 26/6/1962. By 1982, although still a civilian aircraft, it had been restored to its original military makings as "WE569"

Sources:

1. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1063986/
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1960.htm
3. http://www.auster.ukf.net/p37.htm
4. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ASAJ-1.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Mar-2012 13:19 Dr. John Smith Added
19-Sep-2012 14:20 Nepa Updated [Operator]
25-Sep-2012 02:23 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2013 20:11 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Aug-2014 09:48 SIS07 Updated [Operator]

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