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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144180
Last updated: 27 October 2019
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Date:26-JAN-1960
Time:
Type:Auster T.7
Owner/operator:Intermediate Flight, AAC Centre, Middle Wallop
Registration: WE591
C/n / msn: 3734
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:4 miles from Andover, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Middle Wallop, Hampshire (EGVP)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The propeller came off due to fracture of the shaft during climb out from a practice engine failure after take off from Middle Wallop, Hants. It landed in a ploughed field four miles from Andover and turned over. Both crew - Pilots S/Sgt "Hutch" Hutchings and S/Sgt "Red" Meaton - escaped uninjured.

Sold 12/10/1961 to Beagle Aircraft Ltd; rebuilt as Beagle A.61 Terrier 2 with new c/no. B.604. To G-ASAK 26/06/1962, to F-AZTJ Blois le Breuil area, France 14/2/2005

Sources:

1. http://www.auster.ukf.net/p37.htm
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1960.htm
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20130717113810/http://daveg4otu.tripod.com:80/hancrash.html [photo of wreckage]
4. http://www.jetphotos.net/viewphoto.php?id=142287
5. http://austerhg.org/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=1597

G-ASAK (ex-WE591, and still marked as such) at Luxembourg-Findel (ELLX) on Aug 25 2003

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Mar-2012 13:38 Dr. John Smith Added
21-Aug-2013 08:06 Masen63 Updated [Source, Narrative, Plane category, ]
03-Sep-2013 18:27 Dr.John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Embed code]

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