Incident Auster J/1 Autocrat G-AJUP, 05 Apr 1953
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18200
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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
Departure airport:Southend Airport (EGMC), Southend, Essex
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
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 Registration G-AJUP cancelled by the Secretary of Ste, Air Ministry, on 19/5/1953 as "withdrawn from use"


2. G-AJUP at Teversham, Cambridge, 1950:

Revision history:

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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