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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25266
Last updated: 28 September 2019
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Date:12-APR-1951
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic cnsl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airspeed AS.65 Consul
Owner/operator:Icelandic Airlines
Registration: TF-RPM
C/n / msn: 2647
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Crow Stone Edge, High Peak, Derbyshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey (EGCR)
Destination airport:Reykjavik Airport, Rejjavik, Iceland (BIRK/RKV)
Narrative:
Airspeed AS.65 Consul c/n 2647 ex-RAF Oxford HN471. First civil registered 16.4.46 to Airwork Ltd, Heston as G-AHJY. C of A 7815 issued 21.6.46. Registered 27.2.47 to Atlas Aviation Ltd, Elstree. Re-registered 23.10.47 to Eric Pilkington Ltd, London SW1. Re-registered 5.1.48 to Michael A.H. Christie, Haddenham, Thame, Oxfordshire. Re-registered 22.7.49 to Norman H Teakle, Haddenham. Re-registered 8.1.51 to Adie Aviation Ltd, Croydon. Registration cancelled 10.1.51 as "sold abroad". Re-registered in Iceland as TF-RPM by 31.3.51.

Written off (destroyed) when crashed at Crow Stone Edge, High Peak, Derbyshire [Grid Ref. SK.1740.9661] 12.4.51 on delivery flight; the aircraft was being ferried from Croydon to Iceland via Liverpool and Prestwick. The crew became disorientated in cloud and flew into high ground. All three on board - Pilot Pall Magnusson, Alexander Watson (Wireless Operator) and Johann Rist (Passenger) - were killed

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/airspeed%20oxford%20&%20consul.pdf
2. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AHJY-2.pdf
3. http://www.peakdistrictaircrashes.co.uk/crash_sites/peak-district/airspeed-consul-tf-rpm-crow-stone-edge/
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1951/archives/crash-of-an-airspeed-as-65-consul-in-crow-stone-edge-3-killed/]
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airspeed_Consul#Accidents_and_incidents
6. http://aircrashsites.co.uk/air-crash-sites-5/loftleidir-icelandic-airlines-airspeed-consul-tf-rpm-crow-stones-edge-cheetah-engine/
7. http://peakwreckhunters.blogspot.co.uk/2007/12/airspeed-consul-tf-rpm.html
8. https://www.flickr.com/photos/pasujoba44/5583209752


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
16-Oct-2009 05:18 Tootles Updated
07-Dec-2011 07:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
09-May-2017 00:27 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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