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Last updated: 12 August 2020
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Date:14-JUL-1983
Time:18:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic J1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster J/1 Autocrat
Owner/operator:Private (G-INFO)
Registration: G-AGTO
C/n / msn: 1822
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Willingham (Cold Harbour Farm) Airfield, Cambridgeshire. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Willingham (Cold Harbour Farm), Airfield, Cambridgeshire. UK
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
During take off, following a touch and go landing, the aircraft suffered a sudden loss of engine power at 25 ft. the pilot landed back onto the remaining runway but overshot by 25ft. Minor damage was caused to the wings and landing gear.

Sources:

https://www.gov.uk/aaib-reports - AAIB Bulletin No: 12/83 Ref: EW/G83/07/07


Images:

Photo of G-AGTO courtesy AirHistory.net


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Imperial War Museum Duxford, Cambridgeshire, UK - 15th September 2010


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Aug-2020 12:48 Peter Clarke Added
04-Aug-2020 17:22 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]
11-Aug-2020 15:27 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]
12-Aug-2020 13:18 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]

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