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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18262
 
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Date:22-NOV-1952
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic J1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster J/1B Aiglet
Owner/operator:private
Registration: VH-ABI
MSN: 2698
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Katoomba, NSW -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Sydney
Destination airport:Bourke
Narrative:
Attempted a forced landing in Blue Mountains after engine problems. Propeller fell off at 800ft and airplane crashed in thick scrub. Occupants injured.

Sources:

http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=2580
The Cairns Post 24 November 1952, p3


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
24-Mar-2014 00:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
01-Apr-2021 18:31 TB Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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