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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25306
Last updated: 8 September 2019
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Date:25-OCT-1950
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic cnsl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airspeed AS.65 Consul
Owner/operator:Lancashire Aircraft Corporation Ltd
Registration: G-AJLH
C/n / msn: 5126
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Seaton Carew, Hartlepool, County Durham -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:RAF Bovingdon, Hertfordshire
Destination airport:Seaton Carew, Hartlepool, County Durham
Narrative:
Airspeed AS.65 Consul c/n 5126 ex-RAF Oxford NJ376. First civil registered (Certificate of Registry 11397) issued 22.4.47 to Airspeed Ltd as G-AJLH. Cancelled 20.6.47 and re-registered 27.6.47 to Arthur Charles Leatham Barrett, t/a Northern Air Charter, West Hartlepool, County Durham [although the aircraft was based at Woolsington Airport, Newcastle-upon-Tyne]. Certificate of Airworthiness 9289 issued 17.6.47.

Cancelled 27.8.47 and re-registered 3.2.48 to Astral Aviation Ltd, Woolsington Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Re-registered 14.5.49 to Lancashire Aircraft Corporation Ltd, Squires Gate; later based at Bovingdon, Hertfordshire. Certificate of Registry Number changed to R2253 during 1950.

Damaged beyond economic repair when undercarriage collapsed on landing at Seaton Carew, West Hartlepool, County Durham 25.10.50. Registration cancelled 7.5.51 as "reduced to spares"

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/airspeed%20oxford%20&%20consul.pdf
2. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1950/archives/crash-of-an-airspeed-as-65-consul-in-seaton-carew-afb/]
3. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AJLH.pdf
4. https://picclick.co.uk/Airspeed-Consul-G-AJLH-at-Newcastle-black-white-311757882183.html#&gid=1&pid=1
5. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.aerobernie.bplaced.net/Lancashire%20Aircraft%20Corp..html]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
07-Dec-2011 12:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
06-May-2017 22:08 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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