ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18119
Last updated: 4 February 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:25-JUL-1963
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster AOP.9
Owner/operator:20 Recce Flt AAC
Registration: XK420
C/n / msn: B5/10/123
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:one mile WNW of Tai Mo Shan -   Hong Kong
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kai Tak, Hong Kong
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Caught by a down draught when crossing a ridge after an all up weight take off. It crashed one mile WNW of Tai Mo Shan, Hong Kong after the engine stalled when the pilot was attempting to regain control. The pilot and both passengers were killed

Sources:

www.ukserials.com/losses-1963.htm
www.auster.ukf.net/p38.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
24-Dec-2012 14:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
24-Dec-2012 14:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
06-May-2013 19:38 Nepa Updated [Operator]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description