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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18212
Last updated: 22 July 2020
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Date:04-NOV-1972
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic J1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster J/1 Autocrat
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-AGVI
C/n / msn: 1860
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Portadown, County Armargh, Northern Ireland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Autocrat G-AGVI was converted by V.H.Bellamy in 1965 to be powered by a Rover TP gas turbine engine. It reverted to normal power in 1968.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed at Portadown, County Armagh, Northern Ireland 4/11/1972. Registration G-AGVI cancelled by the CAA on 20/10/1975 as "PWFU" ("Permanently Withdrawn From Use")

Sources:

1. http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=1749
2. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AGVI-3.pdf
3. https://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?61515-Turbo-Wot&p=990256
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auster_Autocrat#Production_and_operation

Auster J/1 Autocrat G-AGVI when powered by a Rover TP turboprop engine at Blackbushe airfield, Hants, in 1966 Auster J.1 Rover G-AGVI BLA 23.07.66 edited-2

Images:

Photo of G-AGVI courtesy AirHistory.net


Blackbushe (EGLK / BBS)
23 July 1966; (c) R.A.Scholefield

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
06-Jan-2013 20:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
15-Jun-2013 12:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
31-Jul-2015 21:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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