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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18163
 
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Date:11-DEC-1950
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic J1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster J/1 Autocrat
Owner/operator:Boston Air Transport Ltd
Registration: G-AGYR
MSN: 2008
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kirkburton, 5 miles SE of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Wyberton, Boston, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Auster J/1 Autocrat: First registered (C of R 9844/1; C of A 7392) on 8/2/1946 as G-AGYR to Taylorcraft Aeroplanes (England) Ltd. Thurmaston, Leicestershire. Aircraft based at Rearsby, Leicestershire. Registration cancelled/lapsed upon sale 13/7/1946.

Sold on and re-registered same day (13/7/1946) to Robert Paul Adler, London NW8 (C of R 9844/2). Registration cancelled/lapsed upon sale 26/5/1950.

Sold on and re-registered (C of R 9844/3) 7/6/1950 to the Earl of Ronaldshay (Lawrence Aldred Mervyn Dundas), Little Marlow, Buckinghamshire. Registration cancelled/lapsed upon sale 14/11/1950.

Sold on and re-registered (C of R 9844/4) 28/11/1950 to Boston Air Transport Ltd., Wyberton, Boston, Lincolnshire.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 11/12/1950 when crashed at Kirkburton, West Yorkshire. Registration G-AGYR cancelled by the Air Ministry 11/12/1950 as "accident". The reported crash location of Kirkburton is a village, civil parish and local government ward in the metropolitan county of West Yorkshire, England, 5 miles (8 km) south east of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Sources:

1. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AGYR.pdf
2. http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=1900
3. http://www.dtvmovements.co.uk/Archivesmonths/1982/1982%20-%20Oct.pdf
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirkburton


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
04-Jun-2012 16:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
07-Jan-2021 16:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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