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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18015
Last updated: 17 December 2019
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Date:23-JUL-1950
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster AOP.6
Owner/operator:663 Squadron Royal Air Force (663 Sqn RAF)
Registration: VX112
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Stapleford Tawney, Essex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kenley, Surrey
Destination airport:Stapleford Tawney, Essex
Narrative:
Stalled on landing at Stapleford Tawney, Essex,sustained a "hard landing" at a low altitude, undercarriage collapsed, and skidded off the runway. Not repaired: deemed to be damaged beyond economic repair, and struck off charge as Cat.5 (Scrap) on 5/9/1950.

Sources:

https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1264086/ [photo of crash]
http://www.auster.ukf.net/p38.htm
http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=4220
http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=VX


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
25-Feb-2012 16:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
15-Aug-2012 07:53 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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