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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18108
Last updated: 30 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster AOP.9
Owner/operator:1900 AOP Flt Royal Air Force (1900 AOP Flt RAF)
Registration: WZ718
C/n / msn: B5/10/43
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tolo Channel, Hong Kong -   Hong Kong
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Sha Tin, Hong kong
Hit mast of junk on approach to forced landing and aileron jammed ditched crashed in Tolo Harbour.
Pilot Capt Roger Darrell RA
Crew SAC Pestichio RAF


SAC eric Cheeseman RAF serving at RAF Shatin at the time.

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

1 Sep 1962 WZ719 20 Recce Flt AAC 0 Sha Tin Air Base, New Territories w/o

Revision history:

17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
17-May-2011 14:47 eric cheeseman Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
03-Feb-2012 19:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
07-Apr-2012 10:24 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
06-May-2013 19:00 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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