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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18084
Last updated: 3 July 2020
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Date:23-AUG-1966
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster AOP.9
Owner/operator:39 Gp CF Royal Air Force (39 Gp CF RAF)
Registration: XP278
C/n / msn: B5/10/164
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Benson, Oxfordshire (BEX/EGUB) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Benson, Oxfordshire (BEX/EGUB)
Narrative:
Written off 23/8/1966: Damaged beyond repair when ground looped on landing at Benson, Oxfordshire, after a wing dropped on touchdown.

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1966.htm
2. https://www.flickr.com/photos/dwhitworth/5455231377/
3. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1036505/
4. http://farnborough.proboards.com/thread/5968?page=2
5. http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=4480


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
02-Dec-2011 02:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
06-May-2013 19:58 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
11-Sep-2013 01:19 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
27-Nov-2019 14:29 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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