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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18200
 
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Date:05-APR-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:Southend Flying Club
Registration: G-AJUP
MSN: 2628
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Harwich, Essex -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Southend Airport (EGMC), Southend, Essex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ausater J/1 Autocrat: First civil regsitered (C of R 11604/1; C of A 9516) as G-AJUP on 18/6/1947 to Auster Aircraft Ltd., Rearsby, Leicestershire. Regsitration cancelled/lapsed upon sale 8/9/1947.

Sold on and re-regsitered 9/9/1947 (next day) (C of R 11604/2) to John Howard & Co Ltd., Lonmdon SW.1. Regsitration cancelled/lapsed on 5/1/1950 upon sale.

Sold on and re-regsitered next day (10/1/1950)(C of R 11604/3) to The Southend Flying Club. (Officially, as per the aircraft record card "The Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of the County Borough of Southend-on-Sea"). Aircraft based at Southend Airport, Essex.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed at Harwich, Essex, on 5/4/1953. Registration G-AJUP cancelled by the Secretary of Ste, Air Ministry, on 19/5/1953 as "withdrawn from use"

Sources:

1. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AJUP.pdf
2. G-AJUP at Teversham, Cambridge, 1950: https://www.airphotographicinternational.com/products/g-ajup-auster-j1-autocratcambridge-1950
3. http://saadonline.uk/archives/2094
4. http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=2520
5. http://britishaviation-ptp.com/auster_j1.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
05-Dec-2012 06:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
18-Apr-2021 01:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source]
24-Apr-2021 00:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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