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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18118
Last updated: 13 June 2019
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Date:18-JAN-1957
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster AOP.9
Owner/operator:656 Squadron Royal Air Force (656 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WZ670
C/n / msn: B5/10/9
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1m NW of Batu Caves, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaya -   Malaysia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Noble Field, Kuala Lumpur
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Dived into the ground near Batu Caves, Malaya when the undercarriage struck a cable during an overshoot

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1983)
2. http://www.auster.ukf.net/
3. http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=174
4. ttp://www.ukserials.com/losses-1957.htm
5. http://austerhg.org/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=1955


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
29-Jun-2011 13:03 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
31-Jan-2012 01:04 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Source]
03-Feb-2012 18:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Feb-2012 03:22 Nepa Updated [Operator]
22-Jul-2017 00:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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