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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18145
Last updated: 25 November 2020
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Date:25-OCT-1970
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic J1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster J/1 Autocrat
Owner/operator:Herefordshire Aero Club Ltd
Registration: G-AIJZ
C/n / msn: 2195
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kingsland, 3 miles NW of Leominster, Herefordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Shobdon, Herefordshire (EGBS)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed at Kingsland, 3 miles North West of Leominster, Herefordshire, on 25/10/1970. The CAA were notified on 15/3/1971, and registration G-AIJZ was cancelled as "PWFU" ("Permanently Withdrawn From Use") on 1/11/1971, just over one year after its accident.

Along with the fuselage of Cessna 150 G-ATML (ex Staverton Flying School) that was blown against hangar doors, the wreck was sold to Shobdon Aviation and was part of their collection of wrecks at Shobdon in 1974. The remains (later reduced to a cockpit section) went to the Sywell Aviation Museum but the cockpit of G-AIJZ was finally scrapped circa 2008.

Sources:

1. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AIJZ-2.pdf
2. http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=2089
3. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1045985/
4. Wreckage at Shobdon in 1974: https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1406328/
5. http://www.aeroflight.co.uk/category/museums/page/3


Images:


Wolverhampton Airport (Pendeford) - 21st April1957

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
07-Dec-2012 10:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
09-Jun-2013 01:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
04-Aug-2015 12:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
04-Aug-2015 12:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
15-Feb-2020 20:06 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]

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