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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65678
Last updated: 21 August 2020
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Date:18-APR-1969
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beagle A.61 Series 2
Owner/operator:Shackleton Aviation Ltd
Registration: G-ASRL
C/n / msn: B.631
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Kota Kota -   Malawi
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Kota Kota, Malawi
Narrative:
d/d 1/10/1951, to RAF as Auster AOP.6 WE609. Transferred to the Army Air Corps 9/10/1958, sold 17/4/1962 to Auster Aircraft. Rebuilt as Beagle A61 Terrier 2, to G-ASRL 18/3/1964, substantially damaged 18/4/1969: crashed at Kota Kota, Malawi. Registration cancelled by UK Civil Aviation Authority 18/9/1969 as "p.w.f.u." ("permanently withdrawn from use")

However, later reported as repaired, sold on, and re-registered as VP-WDN, thence (on 9/10/1990) to ZS-WNI at Krugersdorp, South Africa. Reported as still currently registered as ZS-WNI in 2012

Sources:

http://www.auster.ukf.net/p40.htm
http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ASRL.pdf
http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=174
http://austerhg.org/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=8419
http://www6.landings.com/cgi-bin/nph-search_zsnr?pass=193800885&&1=WNI


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jun-2009 22:42 VHKDK Added
25-Feb-2012 10:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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