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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 19474
Last updated: 25 October 2019
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Date:25-JAN-1948
Time:
Type:Taylorcraft Auster Plus D
Owner/operator:William Horace Ledbetter
Registration: G-AGZN
C/n / msn: 178
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Rearsby, Leicestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Rearsby, Leicestershire
Destination airport:Wallsall, Staffordshire
Narrative:
Ex-RAF LB319: as such, was the prototype Auster AOP.III. It was tested at the Aeroplane & Armament Experimental Establishment in 1943-44. It was sold on the 1/1/1946 and became G-AGZN on 3/1/1946.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed into a pylon near Rearsby, Leicestershire on 25/1/1948. Registration G-AGZN cancelled as "destroyed" 25/1/1948

Sources:

http://www.auster.ukf.net/p01.htm
http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AGZN.pdf
http://britishaviation-ptp.com/auster1.html
http://www.airpages.ru/img/aop.jpg
http://ws-clave.deviantart.com/art/Auster-I-651-Sqn-1-145217757
http://newsgroups.derkeiler.com/Archive/Rec/rec.aviation.military/2007-03/msg01984.html
British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919-1999.
Compiled by Michael Austen
Air Britain (Historians) Ltd. 1999.
ISBN 0 85130 281 5


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
22-Jan-2010 23:19 John Baker Updated [Country, Source, Narrative]
23-Jan-2010 10:51 John Baker Updated [Location]
10-Dec-2012 11:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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