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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151425
Last updated: 22 July 2020
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Date:20-OCT-1959
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster AOP.9
Owner/operator:656 Sqn AAC
Registration: WZ725
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Noble Field, Kuala Lumpur -   Malaysia
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Noble Field, Kuala Lumpur
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 20/10/1959 when, during servicing at Noble Field, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaya, a bent longeron and strut were discovered. The damage was sustained at some point between 2nd and 20th October either by a heavy landing at Noble Field, or by the starboard wheel striking an object.

Six pilots had flown the aircraft btween 2nd and 20th October 1959. WZ725 was not repaired, and was struck off charge as Cat.5(c) same day

Sources:

www.auster.ukf.net/p38.htm
www.ukserials.com/losses-1959.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Dec-2012 16:48 Dr. John Smith Added
01-May-2013 17:13 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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