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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 19454
Last updated: 28 July 2020
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Date:31-JAN-1943
Time:overnight
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
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Southam, Warwickshire
Destination airport:RAF Southam, Warwickshire
Narrative:
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

Sources:

1. Mike Draper, Auster Quarterly Vol 1 No 3 (1976)
2. http://www.auster.ukf.net/p02.htm
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAF_Southam


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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]

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