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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 28885
Last updated: 30 March 2019
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Date:27-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:Payloads (Charter) Company Ltd
Registration: G-AIOO
C/n / msn: 4357
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport, Perpginan, Pyrénées-Orientales -   France
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:London Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK)
Destination airport:Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport, Perpignan, France (PGF/LFMP)
Narrative:
Airspeed AS.65 Consul c/n 4357 ex-RAF Oxford PK305. First civil registered 16.10.46 to Airspeed Ltd as G-AIOO. Re-registered 22.11.46 to Payloads [Charter] Co Ltd, Gatwick. C of A 8705 issued 19.12.46. Sold to South Africa; registration ZS-BNT reserved 14.2.47 but not taken up. Reverted to G-AIOO 22.4.47 to Payloads Ltd, Gatwick.

Crashed at Perpignan, France 27.11.47 whilst on a flight from London Gatwick Airport. On final approach to Perpignan Airport, Perpignan, Pyrénées-Orientales department in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France, the twin engined aircraft stalled and crashed into a field. All three occupants were injured and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. Registration cancelled 27.11.47 due to "destruction or permanent witdrawl from use of aircraft"

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/airspeed_oxford_&_consul.pdf
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AIOO.pdf
3. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-airspeed-as65-consul-perpignan


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
07-Dec-2011 08:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
03-May-2017 22:00 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Mar-2019 21:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source]

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