Accident Auster J/1 Autocrat G-AIJG, Thursday 20 December 1951
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Date:Thursday 20 December 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic J1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Auster J/1 Autocrat
Owner/operator:Cardiff Aeroplane Club Ltd
Registration: G-AIJG
MSN: 2305
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Powys, Mid-Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Pengham Moors, Cardiff
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Auster J/1 Autocrat: First registered (C of R 10727/1; C of A 9243) as G-AIJG on 15/4/1947 to Auster Aircraft Ltd., Rearsby Aerodrome, near Leicester. Regsitration cancelled/lapsed 29/7/1947 upon sale

Sold on and re-registered (C of R 10727/2) on 6/5/1947 to Kemming Aviation Ltd., Derby Airport, Burnaston, Derbyshire. Regsitration cancelled/lapsed 7/11/1947 upon sale.

Sold on and re-registered (C of R 10727/3) on 19/11/1947 to Cardiff Aeroplane Club Ltd., Cardiff (Pengham Moors) Airport, Cardiff, South Glamorgan

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed in Powys, Mid-Wales on 20/12/1951. Registration cancelled 8/2/52 as "result of accident". No injuries reported among the three persons on board (pilot and two passengers)

According to a published report "Crashes_Wales_and_West_Midlands" - (Source Unknown) - was in collision with G-AIJG (a Hornet Moth - though there listed as another Autocrat) also from Cardiff Aeroplane Club, 20th Dec 1951 - crashed at Dinas Powis (near Penarth & Pengham Moors) - not Powys mid Wales.



Revision history:

17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
04-Jun-2012 16:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
07-Dec-2012 09:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Feb-2021 18:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]
05-Jun-2023 17:24 Anon. Updated

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