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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151443
Last updated: 28 October 2019
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Date:18-JAN-1957
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster AOP.9
Owner/operator:Flying Training Command, British Army Air Corps (AAC
Registration: WZ724
C/n / msn: B5/10/50
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Middle Wallop Airfield, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Middle Wallop, Hampshire (EGVP)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Delivered to the RAF 10/11/1957. Substantially damaged 18/1/1957 in a flying accident possibly at Middle Wallop, Hampshire. Struck off charge as Cat.5(gi): To ground instructional use 7432M at Middle Wallop. Later became a "gate guardian" on static display at Middle Wallop.

Sold off and civil registered as G-BXON on 01/12/1997. Sold to a new owner on 26/5/2016 and Restored to flying condition. Sadly, destroyed when crashed at Spanhoe, Harringworth, Northamptonshire on 18/6/2017, killing the pilot

Sources:

1. http://www.auster.ukf.net/p38.htm
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1957.htm
3. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/modalapplication.aspx?catid=1&pagetype=65&appid=1&mode=reg&fullregmark=BXON
4. http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=196198
5. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1983 page 110)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Dec-2012 13:18 Dr. John Smith Added
19-Mar-2015 10:14 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Embed code]
23-Jul-2017 16:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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