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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 19247
Last updated: 19 May 2020
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Date:30-DEC-1953
Time:day
Type:Taylorcraft Auster AOP.IV
Owner/operator:Joseph Leslie Harrison Heagarty
Registration: G-AJHV
C/n / msn: 806
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Hannover-Langenhagen (HAJ) -   Germany
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Hannover-Langenhagen (HAJ/EDDV)
Narrative:
Ex-RAF Auster AOP.IV MS941: military services with 653, 26 Squadrons, 124 Wing, and Lübeck Station Flight. Struck off charge when sold 7.2.47: to G-AJHV on 14/2/1947.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed on approach to Hannover-Langenhagen Airport, West Germany (HAJ/EDDV) on 30/12/1953. Registration G-AJHV cancelled 31/5/54 as "aircraft destroyed"

Sources:

1. Coventry Evening Telegraph - Thursday 31 December 1953
2. National Archives (PRO Kew) File BT 220/134: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C576922
3. National Archives (PRO Kew) File BT 220/135: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C576923
4. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AJHV.pdf
5. http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=700
6. http://austerhg.org/gallery3/Auster-1243594292/Model_J/G-AJHV-Mk5
7. Air Pictorial January 1958 p 27: https://rclibrary.co.uk/files_titles/1669/AirPic_AirReserve_Gazette_1958_01.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
04-Dec-2012 13:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
12-Nov-2013 19:31 Uli Elch Updated [Location, Narrative]
21-Dec-2017 18:51 K8B Updated [Date, Total fatalities, Source]
01-Mar-2018 08:57 TB Updated [Location]
17-Dec-2019 23:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Dec-2019 23:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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