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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18358
Last updated: 22 October 2019
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Date:27-JAN-1959
Time:
Type:Auster J/5 Adventurer
Owner/operator:C.J. Wynne
Registration: VH-KBD
C/n / msn: 2896
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Yarram, Victoria -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Photo/air-to-air
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
VH-KBD has a couple of prangs durings its lifetime. The first occurred when it struck a tree and dived into the ground at River Wood Golf Course (near Bankstown, NSW) on 15 Jan 1956. It was repaired following this accident, and registered to Air Training Pty Ltd, then to a private owner, Mr. C..J. Wynne. It crashed at Yarram, Victoria, on 27 January 1959 whilst on a fish spotting sortie.

Sources:

1. http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austcl/VH-KBD.html
2. http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=2789
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yarram,_Victoria


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
25-Mar-2014 02:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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