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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18055
Last updated: 22 February 2020
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Date:18-OCT-1951
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster AOP.6
Owner/operator:1910 Flt Royal Air Force (1910 Flt RAF)
Registration: VF497
C/n / msn: 2266
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Said, Aden -   Yemen
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Khormaksar, Aden (Yemen)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Signal pistol fired in cockpit in error, aircraft caught fire and crashed at Said, Aden (now Yemen). Aircraft totally burnt out. Formally struck off charge as Cat.5 (Scrap) 10/1/1952

Sources:

http://www.auster.ukf.net/p22.htm
http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=2160
http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=174
http://rafinegyptandaden1950sduddings.co.uk/Eritrea.aspx


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
29-Feb-2012 16:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
06-May-2013 14:26 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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