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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140257
Last updated: 8 April 2019
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Date:14-JUL-1951
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic cnsl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airspeed AS.65 Consul
Owner/operator:Aero Propaganda A/B
Registration: SE-BTD
C/n / msn: 4334
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Gävle Airport, Gävle -   Sweden
Phase: Approach
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Bromma, Stockholm, Sweden (BMA/ESSB)
Destination airport:Gavle Airport, Gävle, Sweden
Narrative:
Airspeed AS.65 Consul c/n 4334 ex-RAF Oxford PK282. First civil registered 9.12.46 as G-AIOY to Airspeed Ltd. Re-registered 10.1.47 to Soloman Yager, White Waltham; named "Carlos Amigos". C of A 8804 issued 10.1.47. Re-registered 23.7.47 to Solar Air Services Ltd, White Waltham. Re-registered 30.6.50 to Aviation Traders Ltd, Southend.

Registration cancelled as "sold abroad" 15.8.50. Registered in Sweden as SE-BTD 12.9.50, to Aero Propaganda A/B, Bromma, Sweden.

Crashed 14.7.51 while on approach to Gävle (at approximate co ordinates 60°40′N 17°10′E). Emergency landing after engine failure after takeoff, collided with pole down into the ditch and caught fire. Both occupants were injured and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. (Some sources state that the aircraft was on a cargo flight, carrying a cargo of newspapers).

Registration SE-BTS cancelled 31.8.51 as "destroyed by fire"

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/airspeed%20oxford%20&%20consul.pdf
2. http://www.oy-reg.dk/files/OYTYPE.pdf
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1951/archives/crash-of-an-airspeed-as-65-consul-in-gavle/]
4. http://forum3.sff.n.se/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=4904


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Dec-2011 09:22 Dr. John Smith Added
09-May-2017 00:43 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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