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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25668
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PC6T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pilatus PC-6/B2-H4 Turbo Porter
Owner/operator:Farner Air Transport/MINURSO
Registration: HB-FKS
MSN: 875
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Aoussard, Western Sahara -   Morocco
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Aoussard (Awsard) Airfield, Western Sahara
Destination airport:
Crashed in the Sahara Desert, killing the female Australian Army Medical Officer Major Susan Felsche (32). Three of the crew died in the crash.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

17 May 1989 D-FFBZ (1) FSZ Hassfurt 1 Hassfurt (EDQT) w/o

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
27-Feb-2010 12:01 harro Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
18-Nov-2010 15:53 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Oct-2016 12:53 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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