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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 143896
Last updated: 12 February 2020
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Date:15-MAY-1948
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Taylorcraft Auster AOP.6
Owner/operator:651 Squadron / 1910 Flt Royal Air Force (651 Sqn / 1910 Flt RAF)
Registration: VF495
C/n / msn: 2264
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Al Bureji, Gaza Strip, Palestine -   Israel
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Al Bureji, Gaza Strip, Palestine
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) when strafed and shot up by Egyptian Air Force Spitfires whilst parked on the ground at Al Bureji, Gaza Strip, Palestine. Not repaired, and formally struck off charge 3/6/48

Sources:

http://www.auster.ukf.net/p22.htm
http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=2149
www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=VF


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Feb-2012 13:46 Dr. John Smith Added
22-Feb-2012 13:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]
13-Aug-2012 02:08 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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