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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18017
Last updated: 18 November 2019
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Date:21-OCT-1946
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster AOP.6
Owner/operator:43 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (43 OTU RAF)
Registration: TW570
C/n / msn: 1930
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:4 miles West of Winchester, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Middle Wallop, Hampshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Auster AOP. 6 TW570, 43 OTU, RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 21 October 1946 when hit telegraph wires while low flying, and crashed 4 miles west of Winchester, Hampshire. No fatalities or injured reported among the crew of two.

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents. Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.54. ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft SA100-VZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1985)
3. http://www.auster.ukf.net/p19.htm
4. http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=1820
5. http://www.hampshireairfields.co.uk/hancrash.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
21-Feb-2012 13:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
27-Nov-2018 19:53 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
18-Nov-2019 00:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Nov-2019 00:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
18-Nov-2019 22:02 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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