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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 24742
Last updated: 20 March 2019
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Date:16-OCT-1946
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic cnsl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airspeed AS.65 Consul
Owner/operator:Portsmouth Aviation Ltd
Registration: G-AHYW
C/n / msn: 3923
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:55 miles North East of Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia -   Zimbabwe
Phase: En route
Nature:Delivery
Departure airport:Portsmouth, Hampshire (PME)
Destination airport:South Africa
Narrative:
Consul c/no 3923 ex RAF Oxford PG936; First Civil Registered 15.7.46 as G-AHYW to Portsmouth Aviation Ltd, Portsmouth. C of A 8174 issued 3.9.46.

Badly damaged in forced landing 55 miles North East of Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia 16.10.46, during delivery flight en route to South Africa. The crew was performing a flight from England to South Africa to deliver the aircraft to a local operator. En route, he encountered an unexpected situation and was forced to attempt an emergency landing 55 miles northeast of Salisbury. While both occupants escaped unhurt, the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Registration G-AHYW cancelled 24.7.47.

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/airspeed_oxford_&_consul.pdf
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AHYW.pdf
3. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-airspeed-as65-consul-near-salisbury


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
07-Dec-2011 07:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
21-Mar-2017 18:36 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Mar-2017 18:37 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]
03-May-2017 20:00 Dr.John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]
20-Mar-2019 20:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source]

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