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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18101
Last updated: 15 May 2020
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Date:03-JUN-1963
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster AOP.9
Owner/operator:653 Sqn AAC
Registration: XP233
C/n / msn: B5/10/141
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Borgo Torelli -   Libya
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Idris, Tripoli, Lybia
Destination airport:Borgo Torelli, Lybia
Narrative:
Written off 3/6/1963 when the pilot failed to land on the designated strip at Borgo Torelli, Libya and chose another. He landed too far down the strip and overran into a cornfield where the aircraft ground looped. The pilot and two passengers escaped uninjured

Sources:

1. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1303557/
2. http://www.auster.ukf.net/p38.htm
3. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1963.htm
4. http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=4449


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
24-Dec-2012 13:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
01-May-2013 17:16 Nepa Updated [Operator]
08-Oct-2013 18:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source]

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