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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151427
Last updated: 23 April 2020
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Date:01-SEP-1962
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: WZ720
C/n / msn: B5/10/44
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sha Tin Air Base, New Territories -   Hong Kong
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Sha Tin, Hong Kong
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Three Auster AOP.9s (WZ719, WZ720 and XN411) were written off (damaged beyond repair) on 1/9/1962 during the destruction of Sha Tin Base, Hong Kong by typhoon Wanda

Sources:

1. http://austerhg.org/gallery3/Auster-1243594292/Mark_9/WZ720-Mk9
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1958.htm
3. https://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?120496-Where-did-all-the-RHKAAF-Austers-end-up
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sha_Tin_District
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Typhoon_Wanda_(1962)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Dec-2012 17:38 Dr. John Smith Added
10-Jan-2013 13:46 Nepa Updated [Operator]
20-Oct-2013 22:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Jun-2015 22:08 Angel dick one Updated [Operator]
23-Jul-2017 15:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Location]

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