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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18148
 
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Date:18-FEB-1949
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic J1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster J/1 Autocrat
Owner/operator:Hunting Flying Club Ltd
Registration: G-AJEJ
MSN: 2314
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Potten End, near Luton, Bedfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Luton Airport, Befordshire (LTN/EGGW)
Destination airport:Luton Airport, Befordshire (LTN/EGGW)
Narrative:
Auster J/1 Autocrat: First registered (C of R 11225/1; C of A 9170) 14/3/47 to Auster Aircraft Ltd., Rearsby, Leicestershire. Registration cancelled 29/4/47.

Re-registered (C of R 11225/2) on 12/5/47 to Hunting Flying Club Ltd., Luton Airport, Luton, Bedfordshire

Crashed at Potten End, near Luton, Bedfordshire 18/2/49 whilst on final approach to Luton airport. Registration G-AJEJ cancelled 28/4/49 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"

Sources:

1. British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919-1999. Compiled by Michael Austen Air Britain (Historians) Ltd 1999 ISBN 0 85130 281 5
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AJEJ.pdf
3. National Archives (PRO Kew) File BT 217/2461: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C576615
4. National Archives (PRO Kew) File BT 217/2439: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C576593
5. http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=2200
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potten_End


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
23-Jan-2010 10:50 John Baker Updated [Location, Country, Source]
10-Jun-2012 16:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
10-Dec-2019 20:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
12-Dec-2019 19:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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