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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17962
Last updated: 21 July 2020
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Date:18-AUG-1953
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster AOP.6
Owner/operator:652 Squadron Royal Air Force (652 Sqn RAF)
Registration: VF573
C/n / msn: 2531
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Altenruthen, district of Soest, in North Rhine-Westphalia, -   Germany
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Detmold, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 18/8/1953: Hit trees avoiding obstacle and crashed at Altenruthen, district of Soest, in North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany

Sources:

http://www.auster.ukf.net/p25.htm
http://austerhg.org/gallery3/Mikes-archive/Mk-6-7-10/Mk6-VF573
http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=2429
www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=VF
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R%C3%BCthen


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
08-Mar-2013 14:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
08-Apr-2013 19:14 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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