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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18083
Last updated: 24 June 2020
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Date:31-MAR-1965
Time:15:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster AOP.9
Owner/operator:6 Flt/2 Wg AAC
Registration: XP253
C/n / msn: B5/10/161
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hayters Farm, Broughton, SW of Stockbridge, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Middle Wallop, Hampshire (EGVP)
Destination airport:Broughton, Hampshire
Narrative:
Written off 31/3/1965 when flew into HT cables and crashed into Haylers Wood, Broughton, Hants killing the three crew. In addition, "The Times" for 2/4/65 records the loss of an Auster on a flight from Middle Wallop to Broughton with the loss of three crew:

Captain MJ Holyfield,
Sub Lieutenant MJ Vuolo, RN,
Squadron Leader G Jones, RAF

Crash site reported as Hayters Farm, Rookery Lane, Broughton (postcode SO20 8AZ for those with Google Earth). Broughton is SW of Stockbridge (approximately 6 miles due South from Middle Wallop). The aircraft was destroyed by fire.

Sources:

1. https://www.pprune.org/aviation-history-nostalgia/395356-aac-auster-aop-9-accident-info.html
2. https://www.gov.uk/search-armed-forces-memorial-roll-of-honourroll-of-honour.php?SerialNo=N5062

3. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1965.htm
4. http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=4480
5. https://www.arrse.co.uk/community/showthread.php?t=123354


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
28-Feb-2012 11:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
28-Feb-2012 11:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Damage]
15-May-2013 06:34 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
15-Sep-2013 01:05 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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