ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 19454
Last updated: 19 August 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Type:Taylorcraft Auster I
Owner/operator:654 Squadron Royal Air Force (654 Sqn RAF)
Registration: LB346
C/n / msn: 205
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Southam, Warwickshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:RAF Southam, Warwickshire
Destination airport:RAF Southam, Warwickshire
Written off (damaged beyond repair) when blown away in a gale ( it uprooted its pickets) whilst parked at RAF Southam on 31/1/1943. (Royal Air Force Southam was a relief landing ground (RLG) located 0.7 miles (1.1 km) east of Southam, Warwickshire, and 7.3 miles (11.7 km) south east of Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire)

Formally declared a write off and beyond economic repair, being struck off charge on 11/21/943


1. Mike Draper, Auster Quarterly Vol 1 No 3 (1976)

Revision history:

17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
08-Dec-2012 07:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
17-Jan-2013 14:12 Nepa Updated [Operator]
24-Jul-2015 00:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description