Incident Taylorcraft Auster I LB329,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 19469
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Date:Saturday 9 January 1943
Type:Taylorcraft Auster I
Owner/operator:652 Sqn RAF
Registration: LB329
MSN: 188
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:3 miles South of Lockerbie, Dumfries -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Tinwald Downs, Dumfries
Destination airport:
Delivered to 652 Squadron 18/10/42, but was destroyed on 8/1/43 three miles south of Lockerbie, near Dumfries. During a low-level message-dropping exercise across a valley, LB329 struck high-tension wires that had been difficult to see due to the poles being hidden by trees.


1. Mike Draper, Auster Quarterly Vol 1 No 2 Summer 1975

Revision history:

17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
09-Dec-2012 14:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
20-Dec-2012 14:22 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
30-Apr-2014 01:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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