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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 186822
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:20-JAN-1949
Time:
Type:Taylorcraft Auster AOP.V
Owner/operator:Union of Burma Air Force (UBAF)
Registration: TJ594
C/n / msn: 1639
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:50 mi W of Rangoon -   Myanmar
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by insurgents in Burma at Pantanaw. The "fighter plane" which was engaged in strafing, crashed after being set ablaze as a result of ground fire. Pilot and second occupant killed.

Sources:

1. http://www.aeroflight.co.uk/waf/aa-eastasia/burma/burma-af-aircraft.htm
2. http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=1520
The Indian Express 24 January 1949, p5


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Apr-2016 19:47 TB Added
27-Apr-2016 19:49 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
11-Nov-2016 22:39 Dr.John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Source, Narrative]
25-Dec-2018 10:24 TB Updated [Date, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]

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