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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18210
 
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Date:19-JUL-1954
Time:night
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
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Denham Aerodrome, Denham, Buckinghamshire (EGLD)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
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"

Sources:

1. Western Mail 20 July 1954
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AGTY.pdf
3. https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1946/1946 - 1458.html
4. https://www.britishpathe.com/video/auster-strip
5. http://austerhg.org/gallery3/Auster-1243594292/Model_J1_autocrat/G-AGTY-1946-Autocrat-1
6. https://www.aviationancestry.co.uk/?searchQuery=Auster%20Aircraft&startYear=1909&endYear=1980
7. https://www.nelsam.org.uk/NEAR/Events/NatAirRaces/Woolsington52.htm
8. http://www.dtvmovements.co.uk/Archivesmonths/1982/1982%20-%20Oct.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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