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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17982
Last updated: 3 September 2019
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Date:07-MAY-1953
Time:06:00 UTC+9
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster AOP Mk 6
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: VF613
C/n / msn: 2554
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Korea -   North Korea
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Fort George
Destination airport:Fort George
Narrative:
Shot down by AAA whilst on a morning patrol, rendering the aircraft uncontrollable. Both Pilot (Serg John Cameron) and Observer parachuted out of the aircraft and were subsequently captured by North Korean/Chinese troops and held as POWs until Armistice.

Sources:

Extra details from 1913 LLF, RAF news letter for May 1953. Personal links between above pilot and informant.
http://www.auster.ukf.net/p25.htm
http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=2449
http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=VF


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
23-Jun-2009 03:21 m330cameron Updated
18-Jan-2012 15:34 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source]
08-Mar-2013 15:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
04-Dec-2013 14:02 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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