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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18117
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster AOP.9
Owner/operator:British Army Air Corps (AAC)
Registration: WZ728
C/n / msn: B5/10/53
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Seremban -   Malaysia
Departure airport:Seremban
Destination airport:Gemmas
Crashed into the jungle after loss of power shortly after take off. Aircraft was on a recce sortie over the Gemmas area. The wreckage was not found until 11th April 1960. Pilot Sgt. William John McCammont and passenger Private J. Finnerty.


The Straits Times 24 January 1960, p5/12 April 1960, p14

Revision history:

17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
28-Feb-2012 11:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
25-Sep-2012 02:22 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
03-Sep-2013 20:35 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2013 20:36 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
04-Jun-2015 17:15 Angel dick one Updated [Operator]
10-Apr-2019 12:37 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Apr-2019 12:41 TB Updated [Source]

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