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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18363
Last updated: 9 January 2022
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Date:22-APR-1976
Time:
Type:Auster J/5B Autocar
Owner/operator:Anthony Hugh Chaplin & Partners
Registration: G-AJYO
MSN: 2913
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sheraton, NW of Hartlepool, County Durham -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Usworth Sunderland Airport (EGNU)
Destination airport:Coltishall, Norfolk (EGYC)
Narrative:
Struck high tension cables in poor weather and crashed at Sheraton, County Durham on 22/4/1976, en route Sunderland to Norfolk. Pilot killed. Sheraton is north west of Hartlepool, at approximate co-ordinates 5442′ 32.4″N, 119′1.2″W

Registration G-AJYO belatedly cancelled by the CAA on 30/5/1984 (over eight years later...) as "destroyed".

Sources:

http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AJYO-2.pdf
https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1051149/
http://www.auster.ukf.net/p29.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheraton,_County_Durham


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
22-Aug-2008 22:40 Anon. Updated
28-Nov-2012 14:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
08-Mar-2015 18:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]

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