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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18427
Last updated: 12 January 2022
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Date:05-FEB-1978
Time:
Type:Auster J/5G Cirrus Autocar
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VH-BTA
MSN: 3099
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bridgewater-on-Loddon, Bendigo East, Victoria -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Bridgwater-on-Loddon, Victoria
Narrative:
First registered as VH-BTA 24 February 1955. Crashed 30 April 1957 at Wilcannia, NSW, and withdrawn from use. Registration VH-BTA cancelled 30 April 1957. Rebuilt/repaired, and registration restored 15 November 1963.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed at Bridgewater-on-Loddon, Bendigo East, Victoria, 5 February 1978

Sources:

1. http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austb/VH-BTA.html
2. http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=2980
3. http://cnapg.net/auster.htm


Images:

Photo of VH-BTA courtesy AirHistory.net


Horsham (YHSM / HSM)
March 1965; (c) Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
14-Apr-2014 00:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
14-Apr-2014 00:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location]

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