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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18255
 
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Date:03-JUL-1953
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic J1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster J/1B Aiglet
Owner/operator:Royal Aero Club of South Australia
Registration: VH-BWK
MSN: 2662
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Ardrossan, SA -   Australia
Phase:
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed and caught fire after struck overhead high tension wires. Passenger killed, pilot survived with burns.

Sources:

Barrier Daily Truth 4 July 1953, p1
http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austcl/VH-KAK.html
http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=2540


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
19-Jun-2009 13:03 harro Updated
24-Mar-2014 01:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Mar-2014 01:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
24-Mar-2014 01:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
24-Mar-2014 01:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
01-Apr-2021 18:39 TB Updated [Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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