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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18382
Last updated: 14 January 2022
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Date:29-OCT-1973
Time:
Type:Auster J/5B Autocar
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VH-WBA
MSN: 2971
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Shepparton, Victoria -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Shepparton, Victoria
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Withdrawn from use in 1974, following substantial damage after an accident on take off at Shepparton, Victoria on 29/10/1973. Registration VH-WBA cancelled as "withdrawn from use" on 9/7/1974. As late as 2006 it was reported to be under restoration.

Sources:

http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austmz/VH-WBA.html
http://www.auster.ukf.net/p29.htm
http://www.auster.com.au/vh-wba.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
28-Nov-2012 14:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
28-Nov-2012 15:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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