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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121165
Last updated: 27 September 2019
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Date:04-JUN-1927
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
De Havilland DH.60 Moth
Owner/operator:De Havilland School of Flying
Registration: G-EBPG
C/n / msn: 359
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Worthy Down, South Wonston, near Winchester, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Stag Lane, Edgware, London
Destination airport:
Narrative:
c/no. 359 DH.60 [Cirrus II]: registered G-EBPG [C of R 1302] 2.9.26 to The De Havilland Aircraft Co Ltd, Stag Lane, Edgware, Middlesex. Displayed in showrooms of S.T. Lea at 141 New Bond Street, London W1, with effect from 4.10.26.

Reportedly sold to George Graves on behalf of “The Rajah of Bhong”; if true, it appears this transaction was not completed. C of A 1098 issued 2.4.27. Operated by De Havilland School of Flying at Stag Lane, Edgware. Middlesex.

Written off (destroyed) when aircraft went out of control, then crashed and destroyed by fire at Worthy Down, South Wonston, near Winchester, Hampshire, 4.6.27. Both occupants were killed. Registration G-EBPG formally cancelled 2.2.28 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"

Sources:

1. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-EBPG.pdf
2. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
3. http://www.hampshireairfields.co.uk/hancrash.html
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1927/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-60-moth-in-united-kingdom-2-killed/]
5. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/82-register-gb-g-eb
6. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-E3.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Mar-2011 04:33 Johnny Johnny Added
10-Dec-2011 02:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Aug-2017 21:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2017 20:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2017 20:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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