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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151424
Last updated: 6 January 2020
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Date:20-SEP-1959
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster AOP.9
Owner/operator:656 Sqn AAC
Registration: WZ709
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Temerloh Aistrip -   Malaysia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Temerloh Airstrip, Malaya
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off on 20/9/1959 when, during take off for a leaflet dropping sortie from Temerloh airstrip, Malaya, the starboard wing dipped and the aircraft veered to starboard. It lifted 2-3ft off the ground and then crashed through a fence and was damaged beyond repair. The pilot had not removed the rudder lock prior to take off.

Sources:

www.auster.ukf.net/p38.htm
www.ukserials.com/losses-1959.htm
http://www.35-ofp-kluang.co.uk/rg/shpics.asp?vcats=AIRCRAFT+AND+AIRFIELDS&offset=-1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Dec-2012 16:43 Dr. John Smith Added
01-May-2013 17:13 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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