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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18005
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:09-FEB-1953
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster AOP Mk 6
Owner/operator:1901 Flt /657 Squadron Royal Air Force (1901 Flt /657 Sqn RAF)
Registration: VF605
MSN: 2546
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Motley Bottom, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Middle Wallop, Hampshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Auster AP.6 VF605, 1901 Flight, 657 Squadron, RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 9/2/1953 when flew into snowstorm, wings iced up and hit hedge in forced landing at Motley Bottom, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire. The pilot - Captain L J Wilkinson - survived uninjured.

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=VF
2. http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=2429
3. http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=174
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Missenden


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
01-Mar-2012 19:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
13-Aug-2012 01:36 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
11-Apr-2021 21:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
12-Apr-2021 18:44 Anon. Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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