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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18117
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:20-JAN-1960
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster AOP.9
Owner/operator:British Army Air Corps (AAC)
Registration: WZ728
C/n / msn: B5/10/53
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Seremban -   Malaysia
Phase:
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Seremban
Destination airport:Gemmas
Narrative:
Crashed into the jungle after loss of power shortly after take off. Aircraft was on a recce sortie over the Gemmas area. The wreckage was not found until 11th April 1960. Pilot Sgt. William John McCammont and passenger Private J. Finnerty.

Sources:

The Straits Times 24 January 1960, p5/12 April 1960, p14
http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C424551


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
28-Feb-2012 11:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
25-Sep-2012 02:22 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
03-Sep-2013 20:35 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2013 20:36 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
04-Jun-2015 17:15 Angel dick one Updated [Operator]
10-Apr-2019 12:37 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Apr-2019 12:41 TB Updated [Source]

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