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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 28629
Last updated: 25 September 2019
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Date:21-NOV-1959
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic cnsl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airspeed AS.65 Consul
Owner/operator:Patrick Lawlor
Registration: G-AJXE
C/n / msn: 5164
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Elstree Airport, Elstree, Hertfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Elstree. Hertfordshire (ETR/EGTR)
Destination airport:Elstree, Hertfordshire (ETR/EGTR)
Narrative:
Airspeed AS.65 Consul c/n 5164 (ex-RAF Oxford HN734). First civil registered (C of R 11668) 16.6.47 as G-AJXE to Ministry of Civil Aviation, Gatwick. C of A 9598 issued 23.9.47. C of R No changed to R810 in 1950. Re-registered 19.1.54 to Ministry of Transport & Civil Aviation. Registration cancelled 17.11.55 and re-registered 29.11.55 to BKS Aviation Ltd, Southend. Registration cancelled 30.10.56 and re-registered 8.11.56 to Thomas Denis [Mike] Keegan, Southend. Registration cancelled 12.10.59 and re-registered 20.10.59 to Patrick Lawlor, London W8.

Written off (presumably damaged beyond repair) when badly damaged on landing at Elstree. Hertfordshire 21.11.59. Remains dumped at Elstree in June 1961. Registration cancelled 29.9.64 as P.W.F.U. ("Permanently Withdrawn From Use")

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/airspeed%20oxford%20&%20consul.pdf
2. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AJXE.pdf
3. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1181858/
4. https://www.cafuhistory.com/1944---49.html
5. G-AJXE at Elstree 14.4.61: https://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?36444-Scrapyard-Photos-Any-More&p=1781258
6. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1959/archives/crash-of-an-airspeed-as-65-consul-in-united-kingdom-4/]
7. http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/2dd6b616-b6a7-46b4-a26b-f23b83fea92b
8. https://www.cafuhistory.com/1950---59.html
9. https://www.flickr.com/photos/dwhitworth/5539451650


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
08-Dec-2011 08:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
05-Dec-2012 07:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
09-May-2017 23:40 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-May-2017 23:47 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source]

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