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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25484
Last updated: 10 September 2019
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Date:02-SEP-1948
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic cnsl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airspeed AS.65 Consul
Owner/operator:Transair Ltd
Registration: G-AIUZ
C/n / msn: 5105
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Berne -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Croydon Airport, London (EGCR)
Destination airport:Geneva Airport, Switzerland (GVA/LSGG)
Narrative:
Airspeed AS.65 Consul c/n 5105 ex-RAF Oxford V4125. First civil registered (Certificate of Registry 10993) 7.2.47 as G-AIUZ to Airspeed Ltd. Cancelled 24.3.47 as such, and registered 29.3.47 to Transair Ltd, Croydon. New C of A (No.9133) issued 11.4.47.

Crashed near Berne, Switzerland 2.9.48, in unknown circumstances, while on a flight from Croydon to Geneva. All three occupants were rescued, although injured, while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. Remains of G-AIUZ returned to Croydon during October 1948 and scrapped. Registration cancelled 5.11.48 as "withdrawn from use"

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/airspeed_oxford_consul.pdf
2. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AIUZ.pdf
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1948/archives/crash-of-an-airspeed-as-65-consul-in-bern/]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
23-Jan-2010 00:15 John Baker Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Narrative]
07-Dec-2011 11:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
05-May-2017 17:11 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
05-May-2017 17:14 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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