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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18237
 
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Date:20-JUL-1951
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic J1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster J/1 Autocrat
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VP-KFO
MSN: 2048
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mombasa -   Kenya
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Mombasa, Kenya
Narrative:
VP-KFO: Auster 5J/1 Autocrat (c/no 2048) ex VP-UAH. As VP-UAH, the UK CofA 8134 was issued on 10.7.46. Registered 31.7.46 to The Uganda Co. Damaged in gales Entebbe late 5.47 when torn from moorings; repaired, and re-registered 27.4.48 as VP-KFO. Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed Mombasa, Kenya 20.7.51

Sources:

http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/vp-kaa.pdf
http://www.auster.ukf.net/p20.htm
http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/vp-uaa.pdf


Images:


Unknown: other photos taken at this airbase show several USAAF Douglas A-26 bombers. Sorry, I forgot to include my name and email in my first submission of this photo.

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
28-May-2010 22:37 Dean Straw Updated [Narrative]
07-Dec-2012 05:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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