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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18173
 
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Date:20-AUG-1953
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic J1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster J/1 Autocrat
Owner/operator:Midland Aero Club
Registration: G-AGXK
MSN: 1951
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Staverton near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Birmingham International Airport (BHX)
Destination airport:Staverton near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire (EGBJ)
Narrative:
Auster J/1 G-AGXK: First civil registered (C of R 9813/1; C of A 7393) on 1/2/1946 to Taylorcraft Aeroplanes (England) Ltd., Britannia Works, Thurmaston, Leicestershire. Registrarion G-AGXK cancelled/lapsed 15/4/1946 upon sale

Sold on and re-registered (C of R 9813/2) on 1/8/1946 to John Morgan, Moseley, Birmingham. Registration cancelled/lapsed upon sale 23/2/1948

Sold on and re-registered (C or R 9813/3, later R.126) 2/4/1948 to the Midland Aero Club, Elmdon Airport, Birmingham
Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed on landing at Staverton, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire on 20/8/1953. Registration G-AGXK cancelled by the Secretarey of Sate, Air Ministry on 2/12/1953 as "destroyed"

Sources:

1. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AGXK.pdf
2. Auster G-AGXK at Elmdon, Birmingham 20/10/1951: https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1645997
3. Auster G-AGXK at Wolverhampton Pendeford 17/5/1952: https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1645435
4. http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=1849
5. https://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/G-AGXK.html

Media:

Auster J/1 G-AGXK of the Midland Aero Club in 1952: The Aviation Photo Company: Auster Types &emdash; Midland Aero Club Auster J/1 Autocrat G-AGXK

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
05-Jan-2013 18:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
11-May-2021 16:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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