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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 26604
Last updated: 20 March 2019
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Date:14-NOV-1947
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic cnsl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airspeed AS.65 Consul
Owner/operator:Basil R.W. Betts, t/a BRW Betts & Co
Registration: G-AJGI
C/n / msn: 5125
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Châlons-en-Champagne, Marne, Champagne-Ardennes -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey (EGCR)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Airspeed AS.65 Consul c/n 5125 ex-RAF Oxford LW832 [original c/n 1086]. First civil Registered 14.4.47 to Dominic Louis Steiner, Speke. C of A 9281 issued 9.5.47. Re-registered 10.6.47 to Mrs Edith Wheeler, London SW7. Re-registered 15.9.47 to Basil R.W. Betts, t/a BRW Betts & Co,London SW1.

Written off (Badly damaged) in forced landing near Châlons-en-Champagne, Marne, Champagne-Ardennes, France (at approximate Coordinates: 48°57′27″N 4°21′54″E) on 14.11.47. In flight, the pilot was forced to reduce his altitude and to make an emergency landing in a field. There were no casualties but the aircraft was written off. Registration cancelled as "crashed" 28.1.48.

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/airspeed_oxford_&_consul.pdf
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AJGI.pdf
3. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-airspeed-as65-consul-chalons-en-champagne
4. http://derbosoft.proboards.com/post/18090/thread
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ch%C3%A2lons-en-Champagne


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
07-Dec-2011 12:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
09-Feb-2015 16:53 TB Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-May-2017 21:44 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-May-2017 21:45 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]
03-May-2017 21:46 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source]
20-Mar-2019 21:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source]

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