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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89480
Last updated: 27 November 2019
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Date:04-DEC-1950
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Taylorcraft Auster AOP Mk 6
Owner/operator:15 Sqn Belgische Luchtmacht
Registration: A-10
C/n / msn: 2828
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Etterbeek, Brussels -   Belgium
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mid-air collision with Auster A-19 during a military flypast over Brussels. During the fly-by the leader noticed that his formation was not on the planned route and made a sudden manoeuvre, in this he collided with his wingman. Both aircraft crashed at Etterbeek, the pilot of Auster A-10, Capt. Robert Verbruggen, was killed.

Sources:

http://belmilac.wetpaint.com/page/Taylorcraft+Auster+AOP.6
http://www.auster.ukf.net/p28.htm
http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=2720


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jan-2011 12:57 ThW Added
27-Feb-2012 14:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
16-Aug-2012 08:11 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
27-Nov-2019 16:27 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Operator]

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