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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18213
Last updated: 9 September 2020
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Date:22-JAN-1967
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic J1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster J/1 Autocrat
Owner/operator:Wasp Flying Group
Registration: G-AGVL
C/n / msn: 1871
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Panshanger, Hertfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Panshanger, Hertfordshire (EGLG)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed on takeoff at Panshanger, Hertfordshire (EGLG) on 22/1/1967. Registration G-AGVL cancelled by the CAA as "PWFU" ("Permanently Withdrawn From Use") on 11/3/1967

Aircraft suffered loss of engine power when a piston-ring broke up immediately after take-off . It is thought that the pilot attempted to turn back to the airfield (Panshanger) and spun into the ground as the aircraft stalled.

Sources:

http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AGVL-3.pdf
www.auster.ukf.net/p18.htm
https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1068467/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
05-Jan-2013 18:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
19-Sep-2019 14:14 Nunkie Updated [Total occupants, Location, Phase, Narrative]

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