Auster J/5 Adventurer
This Auster was the first aircraft registered in Cyprus, although of
course there were many machines
operating out of the island
before this with G- registrations. Formerly G-AMPU it was
VQ-CAA in June of 1952. It
was repatriated back to the U.K. six years later, reverting to
As such it was written off
in a refueling accident at Kosti in the Sudan on New Year's Day 1961.
image is from the John Havers collection.