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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 24973
Last updated: 28 September 2019
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Date:15-JUL-1949
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic cnsl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airspeed AS.65 Consul
Owner/operator:Olley Air Services Ltd
Registration: G-AJGD
C/n / msn: 5120
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Duke's Meadow, Chiswick, London -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Croydon Airport, London (EGCR)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Airspeed AS.65 Consul c/n 5120 ex-RAF Oxford HM633 [original c/n 661]. First civil registered 25.3.47 as G-AJGD to Dominic Louis Steiner, Speke, Liverpool. C of A 9203 issued 16.5.47. Re-registered 24.6.47 to Olley Air Service Ltd, Croydon.

Badly damaged in forced landing at Dukes Meadows, Chiswick, London 15.7.49. The twin engine aircraft was performing an on demand flight from Croydon Airport. While cruising southwest of the London area, the pilot encountered an unexpected situation and decided to make an emergency landing. The aircraft crash landed in a field located in Dukes Meadows, south of Chiswick (at approximate co ordinates 5128′ 30.72″ N, 015′ 42.12″ W). While all three occupants were uninjured, the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. Registration G-AJGD cancelled 9.9.49 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/airspeed%20oxford%20&%20consul.pdf
2. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AJGD.pdf
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1949/archives/crash-of-an-airspeed-as-65-consul-in-chiswick/]
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dukes_Meadows
5. http://derbosoft.proboards.com/post/18090
6. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.aerobernie.bplaced.net/Olley%20Air%20Service.html]
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
07-Dec-2011 11:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
05-May-2017 18:34 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Source, Narrative]
05-May-2017 18:36 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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