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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195328
Last updated: 9 August 2019
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Date:24-JUL-1952
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic cnsl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airspeed AS.65 Consul
Owner/operator:Societe Indochinoise de Transports Aeriens [SITA]
Registration: F-OAER
C/n / msn: 4031
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tan Son Nhut Airport, Saigon -   Vietnam
Phase: Take off
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tan-Son-Nhut, Saigon, Vietnam (SGN/VVTS)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Airspeed AS,65 Consul c/n "4031" [ex RAF Oxford but unconfirmed as being ex-PH178] C of A issued 2.4.47. Registered June 1947 to Malayan Airways Ltd as VR-SCE; named"Pipit" [“Sparrow”]. Re-registered 12.4.49 to Ng Cheng Koon, Singapore.

Re-registered in France as F-OAER 14.12.49 to Societe Indochinoise de Transports Aeriens [SITA], Saigon. Re-registered 12.5.50 to Societe Indochinoise de Plantations Reunies de Minot, Saigon

Badly damaged when struck Civil Air Transport DC-3 B-817 on take-off Tan-Son-Nhut Airport, Saigon 24.7.52. Presumably deemed as "damaged beyond repair" as registration F-AOER canceled on 6.1.1953 for the reason: DESTROYED

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/airspeed%20oxford%20&%20consul.pdf
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20120928112413/http://www.immat.aviation-civile.gouv.fr:80/immat/servlet/aeronef_liste.html;jsessionid=59E7D6F1D8D0DFA4204E0B7BF0C38C8B
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.aerobernie.bplaced.net/MSA.html]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-May-2017 19:35 Dr.John Smith Added

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