Accident Auster J/4 Archer G-AIRD, Sunday 5 January 1958
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Date:Sunday 5 January 1958
Time:day
Type:Auster J/4 Archer
Owner/operator:B.G.Sellars
Registration: G-AIRD
MSN: 2086
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Stainfield, near Market Rasen, Lincolnshire. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Auster J/4 G-AIRD: First registered 15/1/1947 as G-AIRD. Between 15/1/1947 and 5/1/1958 sold on and re-registered four times as follows:

15/01/1947: First registered (C of R 10899/1; C of A 8920) as G-AIRD to Auster Aircraft Ltd., Rearsby Aerodrome, Leicestershire
11/04/1947: Registration cancelled/lapsed upon sale
04/11/1947; Re-registered (C of R 10899/2) to T.Shipside Ltd., Nottingham Airport, Tollerton, Nottinghamshire
10/11/1949: Registration cancelled/lapsed upon sale
19/10/1949: Re-registered (C of R 10899/3) to Boston Air Transport Ltd., Wyberton, Boston, Lincolnshire
30/09/1957: Registration cancelled/lapsed upon sale
11/10/1957: Re-registered (C of R 10899/4, later 1070/4) to B.G.Sellars, Slipsby, East Kirkby, Lincolnshire
05/01/1958: Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed at Stainfield, near Market Rasen, Lincolnshire. (Stainfield is a village and civil parish about 10 miles (16 km) east of the city of Lincoln, in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England, at approximate coordinates 53.243979°N 0.337983°W)
24/01/1958: Registration G-AIRD cancelled by the Secretary of State, Air Ministry as "destroyed"

Sources:

1. http://www.austerj4.co.uk/?page_id=158
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AIRD.pdf
3. http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=1980
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stainfield

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
07-Dec-2012 13:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
30-Aug-2020 19:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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