ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25535
Last updated: 15 November 2019
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:01-SEP-1955
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic cnsl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airspeed AS.65 Consul
Owner/operator:Iberia
Registration: EC-AJX
C/n / msn: 3362
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Zalamea la Real, Huelva, Andalucia -   Spain
Phase: En route
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez (MAD/LEMD)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Airspeed AS.65 Consul c/n 3362 ex-RAF Oxford LX641. First civil registered 5.3.46 as G-AHED to Airwork Ltd, Heston. C of A 7727 issued 22.5.46. Re-registered 23.5.46 to British Air Transport Ltd, Redhill. Re-registered 11.11.48 to Henry R Stevenson & George L Meredith, t/a Civil Aviation Projects, London SW1. Re-registered 29.11.48 to Graham C.S. Pearson, London SW3. Re-registered 24.8.50 to W.A. Rollason Ltd, Croydon.

Registration cancelled 12.9.50 as "sold abroad". Registered in Transjordan as TJ-ABB by 30.9.50 to Air Jordan. Re-registered G-AHEH again on 23.7.53 to Aerocontacts Ltd, Gatwick. Registration cancelled 19.6.54 as "sold abroad" to Spain. Registered as EC-AJX to Iberia

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed near Zalamea la Real, Huelva, Analicia, Spain, after one engine caught fire while on photo flight. All three occupants on board slightly injured. Airplane destroyed

Sources:

1. Diário de Lisboa 2 September 1955, p 9
2. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/airspeed%20oxford%20&%20consul.pdf
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1955/archives/crash-of-an-airspeed-as-65-consul-in-spain/]
4. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AHEH-1.pdf
5. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AHEH-2.pdf
6. http://www.aviationcorner.net/show_photo_en.asp?id=388224
.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
13-Dec-2011 20:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
01-Feb-2017 15:03 TB Updated [Operator, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
01-Feb-2017 15:12 TB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
09-May-2017 22:59 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-May-2017 22:59 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description