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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 28417
Last updated: 18 November 2017
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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, Jezzine, South Governorate (al-Janou -   Lebanon
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Beirut International Airport, Beirut, Lebanon (BEY/OBLA)
Destination airport:Amman, Jordan
Operated in Middle East on UN charters. Missing on a flight from Beirut to Amman on 11.2.49. Search And Rescue operations were conducted, but eventually suspended a week later, as no trace of the aircraft nor the crew was found. Wreckage found near Hartoure, Jezzine, Lebanon 21.2.49. Walkers found the remaining wreckage of the aircraft in a snow covered area six weeks later, on 29.3.49, on the slopes of Roumaniye el Doub near the village of Haitoure, in the district of Jezzine, South Governorate (al-Janoub) Lebanon, when the snows had melted and uncovered the wreck.

Pilot G.E. Whitehead and radio operator E.C.S. Burden were killed in the crash. Registration cancelled 11.2.49 as "wrecked in Lebanon"


1. British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919-1999
4. El Tiempo 16 February 1949, p 8

Revision history:

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 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]
25-Apr-2014 18:30 TB Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
16-Jul-2015 06:12 stuart Updated [Embed code]
07-Aug-2015 19:32 TB Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
03-May-2017 19:47 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-May-2017 19:56 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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