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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89476
Last updated: 18 October 2017
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Taylorcraft Auster AOP.6
Owner/operator:Fédération des Clubs Belges d'Aviation
Registration: OO-FDD
C/n / msn: 2817
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kersbeek-Miskom -   Belgium
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Gosselies
Destination airport:
C/no 2817: To RAF as Auster AOP.6 VT978. Then to Belgian Air Force as A-9

Emergency landing in a field near Kersbeek-Miskom after engine problems, the aircraft overturned. The aircraft had a Schleicher-glider on tow, who was not able to disconnect itself from the Auster. The gliderpilot bailed out by parachute, but too low and was killed. (tt 750:13 hrs)

Remains to Musee de l’Armee store, Vissenaken, Belgium


Revision history:

24-Jan-2011 12:52 ThW Added
27-Feb-2012 21:59 Updated [Cn, Operator, Nature, Narrative]

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