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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 19474
Last updated: 5 June 2020
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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
Departure airport:Rearsby, Leicestershire
Destination airport:Wallsall, Staffordshire
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

British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919-1999.
Compiled by Michael Austen
Air Britain (Historians) Ltd. 1999.
ISBN 0 85130 281 5

Revision history:

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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