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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185108
Last updated: 3 September 2019
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Date:09-JAN-1958
Time:day
Type:Airspeed Oxford Mk I
Owner/operator:Iberia
Registration: EC-APF
C/n / msn: 3784
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Barcelona–El Prat Airport, Barcelona, Catalonia -   Spain
Phase: Take off
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Barcelona–El Prat Airport, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Airspeed AS.10 Oxford c/no. 3784 ex-NM649. Registered 30.8.1946 as G-AIAW to British Overseas Airways Corporation, Hurn. C of A 8319 issued 15.6.1948. Re-registered 20.10.1950 to Short Bros & Harland Ltd, Rochester. Registration cancelled as "sold to Sweden" 8.10.1954. Re-registered SE-CAM by/on 30.11.1954 to Aero Nord A/B, Stockholm. Not delivered and stored at Thruxton Airfield in Hampshire. Registration G-AIAW restored 13.10.1955 to W.S. Shackleton Ltd, London W.1

Registration cancelled as "sold in Spain" 13.9.1956. Re-registered as EC-APF by 30.9.1956 to Iberia. Re-registered in 3.1.1958 to Eurique Peris.

Written off (Damaged beyond repair) 9.1.1958: Take-off accident at Barcelona, Spain. During the takeoff roll, a tyre burst. The twin engine aircraft went out of control, veered off runway and came to rest in flames. All four occupants were injured and the aircraft was destroyed.

Sources:

1. ABC (Madrid) 10 January 1958, page 38
2. http://forum.flyghistoria.org/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=3489
3. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/airspeed%20oxford%20&%20consul.pdf
4. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AIAW.pdf
5. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-airspeed-as10-oxford-i-barcelona


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Mar-2016 09:57 TB Added
27-Jul-2017 22:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Mar-2019 14:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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