Accident Auster J/1 Autocrat G-AGTY, 19 Jul 1954
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18210
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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:Denham Flying Club Ltd
Registration: G-AGTY
MSN: 1841
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Denham Aerodrome, Denham, Buckinghamshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Denham Aerodrome, Denham, Buckinghamshire (EGLD)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
First registered (C of R 9728/1; C of 7287) 9/11/45 as G-AGTY to Taylorcraft Aeroplanes (England) Ltd., Britannia Works, Thurmaston, Leicester. Was the sales and demonstration aircraft in 1945-46, and appeared in the company's advertisements in the period. Registration cancelled/lapsed 19/7/46 upon sale.

Sold on and re-registered (C of R 9728/2) on 19/7/46 (same day) to J. Shipside Ltd., Nottingham Airport, Tolletron, Nottinghamshire. Registration cancelled/lapsed 24/9/51 upon sale

Sold on and re-registered (with new C of R R.2333/3) on 10/10/51 to A. Tempest (Cardiff) Ltd., Cardiff, South Glamorgan. Took part in the 1952 National Air Race at Woolsington (Newcastle Airport) on 11-12/7/52 - Race number "18", piloted by P. B. Cash, and finished 11th. Registration cancelled/lapsed 21/5/53 upon sale

Sold on and re-registered (for the fourth and final time) with C of R R.2333/4 on 3/6/53 to Denham Flying Club, Denham Aerodrome, Denham, Buckinghamshire.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when Crashed on night take off from Denham Aerodrome, Denham, Buckinghamshire on 19/7/1954. Registration G-AGTY cancelled by the Secretary of State, Air Ministry on 18/8/1954 as "a/c destroyed"


1. Western Mail 20 July 1954
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Revision history:

17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
05-Jan-2013 22:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
21-Mar-2019 13:30 rod Brown Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source]
15-Apr-2020 23:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
15-Apr-2020 23:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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