ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17983
Last updated: 22 November 2019
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:11-JUN-1949
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Taylorcraft Auster AOP.6
Owner/operator:657 Squadron / 1901 Flt Royal Air Force (657 Sqn / 1901 Flt RAF)
Registration: VF638
C/n / msn: 2839
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Sennybridge, Brecon Beacons, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Sennybridge, Wales
Narrative:
Crashed on approach to Sennybridge, Brecon Beacons, South Wales.
A. C. Ross, a member of ground crew, was hit by the aircraft and died of injuries very shortly afterwards.

Sources:

http://www.auster.ukf.net/p28.htm
http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=VF
http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=2720
657 Squadron operations record book (at UK National Archives AIR-27-2534)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
25-Feb-2012 14:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
13-Aug-2012 02:23 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport]
29-Apr-2019 15:38 MarkC Updated [Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description