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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18012
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:15-AUG-1951
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Taylorcraft Auster AOP.6
Owner/operator:1958 Flt/661 Squadron Royal Air Force (1958 Flt/661 Sqn RAF)
Registration: TW583
MSN: 2455
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Netheravon, Wiltshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Old Sarum, Wiltshire (EGLS)
Destination airport:RAF Middle Wallop, Hampshire
Narrative:
Taylorcraft Auster AOP.6, TW583, 1958 Flight/661 Squadron, RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 15/8/1951 when bounced on landing, came down heavilty from the bounce, then ran on for a short distance, in a tail-high attitude. The propeller struck the ground and the aircraft nose over then overturned at Netheravon, Wiltshire. As far as is known the crew survived uninjured.

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.117 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft SA100-SZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983)
3. Last Take Off; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1950 to 1953 by Colin Cummings p.166
4. http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=2349
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._661_Squadron_RAF


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
08-Mar-2013 10:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
08-Apr-2013 19:05 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport]
24-Dec-2020 10:26 Jixon Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]
24-Dec-2020 10:33 JEPA Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
06-Feb-2021 19:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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