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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25540
Last updated: 14 July 2019
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Date:17-JUL-1948
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic cnsl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airspeed AS.65 Consul
Owner/operator:Extractors (Hull) Ltd
Registration: G-AIIO
C/n / msn: 4349
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mountains near Lumbreras, La Rioja -   Spain
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:White Waltham, Berkshire (EGLM)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Airspeed AS.65 Consul c/n 4349 ex-RAF Oxford PK297. First civil registered on 17.9.46 to Airwork Ltd, Heston as G-AIIO. C of A 8428 issued 21.10.46. Re-registered 29.10.46 to Extractors [Hull] Ltd, White Waltham, Berkshire.

Hit the slope of a mountain located near Lumbreras, province of La Rioja. All three occupants flying from White Waltham were killed.

Registration G-AIIO formally cancelled by CAA on 17.7.48 as "crashed"

Sources:

1. British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919-1999.
Compiled by Michael Austen
Air Britain (Historians) Ltd. 1999.
ISBN 0 85130 281 5
2. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/airspeed%20oxford%20&%20consul.pdf
3. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AIIO.pdf
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1948/archives/crash-of-an-airspeed-as-65-consul-in-spain-3-killed/]
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lumbreras


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
22-Jan-2010 23:19 John Baker Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Source, Narrative]
07-Dec-2011 08:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
05-May-2017 16:59 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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