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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18056
Last updated: 23 November 2019
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Date:05-APR-1949
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster AOP Mk.6
Owner/operator:651 Squadron Royal Air Force (651 Sqn RAF)
Registration: VF499
C/n / msn: 2268
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Garian Desert Landing Ground, Near Castel Benito (Idris, now HLLT) -   Libya
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Castel Benito (Idris, now HLLT)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed while taking off from Garian Desert Landing Ground at Castel Benito (Idris, now HLLT), Libya

Sources:

http://www.auster.ukf.net/p22.htm
http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=2160
www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=VF


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
31-Oct-2011 15:59 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Damage, Narrative]
03-Jan-2012 04:41 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Location]
31-Jan-2012 00:52 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature]
25-Feb-2012 13:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Jun-2012 08:26 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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