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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18108
Last updated: 30 October 2020
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Date:09-JUL-1957
Time:
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
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Sha Tin, Hong kong
Narrative:
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

Sources:

SAC eric Cheeseman RAF serving at RAF Shatin at the time.
http://www.auster.ukf.net/p38.htm
http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=4400
www.ukserials.com/losses-1957.htm

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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