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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 28489
Last updated: 16 October 2018
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Date:08-MAY-1950
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic cnsl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airspeed AS.65 Consul
Owner/operator:Morton Air Services Ltd
Registration: G-AHJX
C/n / msn: 541
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:English Channel, off Guernsey, Channel Islands -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey (EGCR)
Destination airport:Guernsey Airport, Guernsey, Channel Isles (GCI/EGJB)
Narrative:
Airspeed AS.65 Consul c/n 541 ex-RAF Oxford LB529: First civil registered 16.4.46 as G-AHJX to Airwork Ltd, Heston. Re-registered 11.7.46 to Morton Air Services Ltd, Croydon. C of A 7876 issued 13.7.46.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed off Guernsey, on final approach to Saint Peter-La Villiaze, Guernsey Airport, Channel Islands 8.5.50. All four on board killed. Registration cancelled 16.6.50. Fuselage salvaged and used as a hen house [by July 1952].

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/airspeed%20oxford%20&%20consul.pdf
2. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1950/archives/crash-of-an-airspeed-as-65-consul-off-guernsey-4-killed/]
3. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AHJX.pdf
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morton_Air_Services#Accidents_and_incidents
5. https://www.airphotographicinternational.com/collections/best-selling-blackandwhitep/products/g-ahjx-irspeed-as65-consul-morton-air-services
6. https://www.theislandwiki.org/index.php/Airlines_and_their_Jersey_routes


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
07-Dec-2011 07:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-May-2017 21:48 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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