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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18087
Last updated: 4 August 2020
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Date:09-AUG-1965
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster AOP.9
Owner/operator:14/20th Hussars AAC
Registration: XR245
C/n / msn: B5/10/182
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Derna -   Libya
Phase: Take off
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Derna, Libya
Destination airport:El Adem, Libya
Narrative:
Written off when suffered total engine failure on take off from Derna, Libya on a casevac sortie. The pilot attempted to return to base but the aircraft lost height and crashed onto the side of a hill. Both occupants escaped safely. Caused by the fatigue failure of the air intake flap valve

Sources:

http://www.auster.ukf.net/p38.htm
www.ukserials.com/losses-1965.htm
http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=4469


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
28-Feb-2012 12:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
28-Jun-2013 07:39 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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