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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18086
Last updated: 4 October 2020
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Date:16-SEP-1965
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster AOP.9
Owner/operator:21 Flt AAC
Registration: XR242
C/n / msn: B5/10/179
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Episkopi -   Cyprus
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Episkopi, Cyprus
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off when suffered engine failure shortly after take off from Episkopi, Cyprus. A forced landing was made which resulted in the port undercarriage collapsing. The three crew were uninjured.

Struck off charge as Cat5 (scrap) and broken up as spares 18/03/1966 at Akrotiri Cyprus

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1965.htm
2. http://www.auster.ukf.net/p38.htm
3. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=XR
4. http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=4500


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
28-Feb-2012 11:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
06-May-2013 19:47 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
27-Sep-2013 13:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source]
27-Nov-2019 15:04 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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