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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18066
Last updated: 8 November 2019
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Date:29-AUG-1949
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Taylorcraft Auster AOP.6
Owner/operator:656 Squadron / 1903 Flt Royal Air Force (656 Sqn / 1903 Flt RAF)
Registration: VW989
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kowloon Bay, near Kai Tak -   Hong Kong
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Kai Tak, Hong Kong (HKG/VHKG)
Narrative:
Collided with US Navy Martin PBM-5 Mariner 84789 on approach to Kai Tak, Hong Kong and crashed into Kowloon Bay. Pilot - Capt K.G.W.Wilson, Royal Artillery - was killed in the collision

Sources:

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.656squadron.org/RollofHonour.swf]
http://www.auster.ukf.net/p38.htm
http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=4200
www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=174
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAF_Kai_Tak


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
25-Feb-2012 15:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
13-Aug-2012 02:26 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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