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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18082
Last updated: 1 December 2020
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Date:05-MAR-1965
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster AOP.9
Owner/operator:6 Flt AAC
Registration: XP252
C/n / msn: B5/10/160
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Famagusta -   Cyprus
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Akrotiri, Cyprus
Destination airport:Famagusta, Cyprus
Narrative:
Written off when the aircraft swung to starboard during braking on landing at Famagusta, Cyprus. The pilot attempted an overshoot but the elevator struck a concrete bollard. It then veered to starboard and ran into a ditch. The crew were uninjured, but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Sources:

www.ukserials.com/losses-1965.htm
http://www.auster.ukf.net/p38.htm
http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=4480


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
28-Feb-2012 12:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
06-May-2013 19:46 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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