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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 19136
Last updated: 8 June 2019
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Date:25-APR-1944
Time:19:45
Type:Taylorcraft Auster AOP.III
Owner/operator:144 Wg RCAF
Registration: NK116
C/n / msn: 395
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Aldingbourne Sussex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Funtington
Destination airport:RAF Tangmere
Narrative:
Hit tree low flying and crashed
Communications flight between airfields, unauthorised aerobatics at low level,resulting in accident.
W/Cdr (J/3199) James Elmslie WALKER (pilot) RCAF DFC & 2 bars - Killed
Sgt TEALE passenger killed
Neither occupant strapped into aircraft.

Sources:

Auster aircraft production ( http://www.auster.ukf.net/ )
Accident report card Hendon archives


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
18-Apr-2009 09:10 mustang Updated
17-Jun-2013 13:31 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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