ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 28417
Last updated: 17 April 2014
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Date:11-FEB-1949
Time:
Type:Airspeed AS.65 Consul
Owner/operator:Air Enterprises Ltd
Registration: G-AGVY
C/n / msn: 3204
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Roumaniye el Doub, near Haitoure, Djezzine -   Lebanon
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Beirut, Lebanon
Destination airport:Amman, Jordan
Narrative:
G-AGVY: Consul c/n 3204 (ex V3679). Prototype conversion, with short nose; regisered as Oxford but amended 20.3.47. Regisetered (CofR 9776) 30.11.45 to Airspeed Ltd. Cancelled and re-registered 12.3.46 to The British Bata Shoe Co Ltd, Tilbury. CofA 7407 issued 15.3.46. Cancelled and registered 2.5.47 to Airlinks Ltd, Gatwick. Cancelled 27.7.48 and regitered 1.12.48 to Air Enterprises Ltd, Croydon. Operated in Middle East on UN charters.

Missing on flight Beirut to Amman on 11.2.49: wreckage found near Hartoure, Lebanon 21.2.49. G-AGVY's wreckage was found six weeks after being recorded as "missing", and was found on the mountains when the snow had melted, on 29.3.49, on Roumaniye el Doub near the village of Haitoure, in the district of Djezzine, Lebanon. Pilot G.E. Whitehead and radio operator S. Borden were killed in the crash.

Registration G-AGVY formally cancelled by UK Civil Aviation Authority 11.2.49 as "wrecked in Lebanon"

Sources:
British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919-1999
Compiled by Michael Austen
Air Britain (Historians) Ltd 1999
ISBN 0 85130 281 5
http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/airspeed%20oxford%20&%20consul.pdf
http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AGVY.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
23-Jan-2010 10:50 John Baker Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
14-Mar-2010 12:12 bert Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
13-Dec-2011 18:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
20-Feb-2012 11:29 182.185.207.115 Updated [Source, Embed code]
20-Feb-2012 11:29 harro Updated [Embed code]
06-Jan-2013 20:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Feb-2013 13:11 clive burden Updated [Date, Narrative]
02-Mar-2014 23:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code, Narrative]
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