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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18182
 
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Date:16-DEC-1951
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic J1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster J/1 Autocrat
Owner/operator:Marshalls Flying School Ltd
Registration: G-AGXX
MSN: 1982
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cambridge Airport, Teversham, Cambridgeshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Cambridge Airport, Teversham, Cambridgeshire[EGSC]
Destination airport:Cambridge Airport, Teversham, Cambridgeshire[EGSC]
Narrative:
Auster J/1 Autocrat: First civil registered (C of R 9825/1; C of A 7377) on 1/2/1946 as G-AGXX to Taylorcraft Aeroplanes (England) Ltd., Britannia Works, Thurmaston, Leicestershire. (Usual base: Rearsby Aerodrome, Leicestershire). Registration cancelled/lapsed 17/6/1946 upon sale

Sold on and re-registered 17/6/1946 (same day!) with C of R 9825/2 to William Henry Whitbread, Godalming, Surrey. Registration cancelled/lapsed 4/7/1946 upon sale. Re-registered (C of R 9825/3) on 4/7/1946 (same day again) to Whitbread & Co Ltd., Chiswell Street, London EC1. As the previous registered owner was a director of Whitbread & Co Ltd (a well-known Brewery and pub-owning company), it could be presumed with the re-registration was largely nominal, tranferring ownership from Mr. Whitbread (a person) to Whitbread & Co (a company). Registration cancelled/lapsed upon sale 16/9/1947.

Re-registered (C of R 9825/3) on 9/10/1947 to Marshalls Flying School Ltd., Cambridge Airport, Teversham, Cambridgeshire.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed on landing at Cambridge Airport, Teversham, Cambridgeshire on 16/12/1951. Registration G-AGXX cancelled by the Secretary of State, Air Ministry on 6/2/1952 as "result of accident"

Sources:

1. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AGXX.pdf
2. https://www.airphotographicinternational.com/products/g-agxx-auster-j1-autocratcambridge
3. https://www.key.aero/forum/historic-aviation/102158-auster-fates
4. http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=1880


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
22-Dec-2012 14:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
17-Feb-2021 21:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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