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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17968
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:09-MAY-1950
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Taylorcraft Auster AOP Mk 6
Owner/operator:657 Squadron /1901 Flt Royal Air Force (657 Sqn /1901 Flt RAF)
Registration: VF549
MSN: 2507
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Dartmoor, Devon, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Middle Wallop, Hampshire
Destination airport:RAF Dartmoor, Devon
Narrative:
Auster AOP.6 VF549, 1901 Flight, 657 Squadron, RAF Middle Wallop, Hampshire: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 9-5-1950 when overshot landing on strip and hit wall on Dartmoor, Devon. No reported injuries among the crew of two.

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.101 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft SA100-VZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983)
3. Last Take Off; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1950 to 1953 by Colin Cummings p.55
4. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=VF
5. http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=2400


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
25-Feb-2012 15:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
13-Aug-2012 02:29 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]
22-Dec-2020 23:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
23-Dec-2020 10:12 Fanda Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Operator]
19-Mar-2021 18:35 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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