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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18304
Last updated: 28 June 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic J1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster J/1U Workmaster
Owner/operator:Crop Culture (Overseas) Ltd
Registration: G-APSP
C/n / msn: 3498
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ebolowa Airport, 4 miles SE of Ebolowa, Sud, Cameroon -   Cameroon
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Ebolowa, Cameroon (EBW/FKKW)
Destination airport:Ebolowa, Cameroon (EBW/FKKW)
Built to a French order as F-OBHQ, but order cancelled, and completed as Auster J/1U Workmaster, first registered as G-APSP 22.4.59 to Crop Culture (Aerial) Ltd, Bembridge, Isle of Wight. Registration cancelled 25.6.59 as "sold to Jamaica", but the sale did not go ahead, and instead restored as G-APSP to Crop Culture (Overseas) Ltd, Bembridge 10.7.59. Spent all of its subsequent career (1959-64) on crop spraying contracts in sub-saharan Africa, especially in the Sudan.

Overturned on landing at Ebolowa Airport, 4 miles south east of Ebolowa, Sud, Cameroon, 21.11.64 and written off. Registration G-APSP belatedly cancelled by UK Civil Aviation Authority on 17.12.1968 as aircraft "destroyed"



Revision history:

17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
09-Nov-2010 02:36 VHKDK Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Damage, Narrative]
10-Jan-2012 13:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-May-2014 17:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-May-2014 17:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
01-Jun-2014 20:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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