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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18012
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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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
Departure airport:RAF Old Sarum, Wiltshire (EGLS)
Destination airport:RAF Middle Wallop, Hampshire
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.


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

Revision history:

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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