Incident Auster J/1 Autocrat G-AICB, 21 Mar 1948
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18139
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Type:Silhouette image of generic J1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Auster J/1 Autocrat
Owner/operator:Nottingham Aero Club
Registration: G-AICB
MSN: 2133
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nottingham Airport, Tollerton, Nottinghamshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Nottingham Airport, Tollerton, Nottinghamshire(EGBN)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Auster J/1 Autocrat: First civil registered (C of R 10547/1; C of A 8397) as G-AICB on 12.9.46 to Auster Aircraft Ltd., Britannia Works, Thurmaston, Leicestershire. Registration cancelled 24.10.46 upon sale

Re-registered (C of R 10547/2) on 24.10.46 (same day) to the Nottingham Aero Club, Nottingham Airport, Tollerton, Nottinghamshire. Registration cancelled 22.12.47

Re-registered (C of R 10547/3) on 2.1.48 to T. Shiplake Ltd., Nottingham Airport, Tollerton, Nottinghamshire (although still operated by the Nottingham Aero Club).

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed on take off from Tollerton, Nottinghamshire 21.3.48. Registration G-AICB cancelled by UK Civil Aviation Authority as "aircraft destroyed, written off w.e.f. 7th May 1948"


1. National Archives (PRO Kew) File BT 217/2180:

Revision history:

17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
07-Jan-2012 16:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
12-Dec-2019 20:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Dec-2019 20:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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