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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25914
Last updated: 9 April 2019
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Date:31-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:Air Jordan
Registration: TJ-ABA
C/n / msn: 5175
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Atarot Airport, Jerusalem -   Israel
Phase: Take off
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Atarot Airport, Jerusalem, Israel (JRS/LLJR)
Destination airport:Marka International Airport, Amman, Jordan (ADJ/OJAM)
Narrative:
Airspeed AS.65 Consul c/n 5175 ex-RAF Oxford EB974. First civil registered (Certificate of Registry 11662) 14.8.47 as G-AJWY to Airspeed Ltd. Registration cancelled 10.3.48 as "sold abroad as VR-TAU". Certificate of Airworthiness issued 25.3.48.

Registered in Tanganyika as VR-TAU 30.3.48 to United Air Services Ltd, Dar-es-Salaam.

Reverted to G-AJWY 2.8.50 to W.A. Rollason Ltd, Croydon. Certificate of Registry Number changed to R985 in 1950. Registration cancelled 2.9.50 as "sold abroad". Registered in Jordan as TJ-ABA 30.9.50 to Air Jordan, Amman.

Written off 31.10.1950: Crashed on takeoff at Jerusalem-Atarot Airport for unknown reason. While all six occupants (pilot and five passengers) were rescued, the aircraft was written off.

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-jerusalem/]
3. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AJWY.pdf
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atarot_Airport


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
08-Dec-2011 04:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
09-May-2017 00:05 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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