Incident Auster J/1N Alpha G-AJUO,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18299
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Date:Friday 2 January 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic J1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Auster J/1N Alpha
Owner/operator:Andrew Marshall Laurie McLean & Partners
Registration: G-AJUO
MSN: 2627
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Shawdene, near Newbury, Berkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:Shawdene, Newbury, Berkshire
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Destroyed 02/01/1976 after being blown into next field during severe gales whilst parked at Shawdene, near Newbury, Berkshire. According to the following extract from Auster Quarterly (Vol1 No.6) dated 1976:

"we are reminded of the disastrous period of January 1st/2nd 1976 when gales swept the country and caused havoc amongst Britain's Auster population...Just north of Newbury, at Shawdene strip, the J/1N Alpha G-AJUO was torn from its pickets and blown into an adjacent field, causing irrepairable damage to both fuselage and wings"

Registration G-AJUO cancelled by the CAA as "destroyed" on 1/3/1976



Revision history:

17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
18-May-2008 23:23 JINX 40 Updated
05-Dec-2012 05:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
23-Sep-2014 17:01 TB Updated [Operator, Embed code, Narrative]
06-Dec-2014 03:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
06-Dec-2014 03:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code]
21-Jul-2015 22:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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