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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89483
Last updated: 17 April 2020
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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-19
C/n / msn: 2924
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
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-10 during a military flypast over Brussels. During the fly-by the leader (A-10) noticed that his formation was not on the planned route and made a sudden manoeuvre, in this his collided with his wingman (A-19). Both aircraft crashed at Etterbeek, the pilot of Auster A19, O/Lt. Jean Desquiens, escaped unhurt. (tt 246:50 hrs)

Sources:

http://belmilac.wetpaint.com/page/Taylorcraft+Auster+AOP.6
http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=2720
http://www.auster.ukf.net/p28.htm
http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-BKXP.pdf
http://www.demobbed.org.uk/aircraft.php?type=174
http://www.ailes-militaires-belges.be/index.php?lang=frindex.php?lang=fr/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=23&Itemid=233&lang=en


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jan-2011 13:19 ThW Added
31-Jan-2012 00:56 Nepa Updated [Operator]
27-Feb-2012 14:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
04-Apr-2012 18:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
04-Apr-2012 18:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Narrative]
16-Aug-2012 08:12 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
08-Mar-2013 10:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
27-Nov-2019 15:12 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Operator]

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