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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18121
Last updated: 27 July 2020
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Date:13-MAR-1958
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster AOP.9
Owner/operator:1911 Flt / 656 Sqn AAC
Registration: WZ703
C/n / msn: B5/10/28
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RNAS Sembawang -   Singapore
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Sembawang
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Piloted by Cpt Chris Crouch, WZ703 lost power after take off because of fuel aeration in the engine. Chris and Cpl Roy Curtis suffered broken bones but escaped serious injury. They were trapped for some time upside down and covered in aircraft fuel.

Sources:

http://www.auster.ukf.net/p38.htm
http://www.users.waitrose.com/~g8jan/html%20files/sembawang%201.html
www.ukserials.com/losses-1958.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
01-Dec-2011 11:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
18-Jan-2012 15:31 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
28-Feb-2012 11:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
27-May-2013 05:46 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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