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Date:15-NOV-1935
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth
Owner/operator:Air Taxis Ltd
Registration: G-AAYD
C/n / msn: 2036
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Crawthorne, Edgworth Homes, near Bolton, Lancashire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Barton City Airport, Liverpool Rd, Eccles, Manchester (ECCB)
Destination airport:Ronaldsway, Isle of Man (EGNS/IOM)
Narrative:
Registered as G-AAYD [C of R 2563] 26.5.30 to (unknown party, but probably Air Taxis Ltd, Stag Lane). Entered for Kings Cup Air Race 5.7.30 by Walter Hope of Air Taxis but withdrawn, presumably because it was not ready. Registered [C of R 2755] 18.7.30 to Capt Walter L Hope and operated by his company Air Taxis Ltd, Stag Lane [later Croydon]. C of A 2585 issued 19.7.30.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when wrecked in a forced landing at Crawthorne, Edgworth Homes, near Bolton, Lancashire, 15.11.35, flying a cargo of newspapers from Manchester to the Isle of Man; pilot unhurt. Registration G-AAYD cancelled December 1935.

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh80.pdf
2. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/75-register-gb-g-aa
3. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AAYD.pdf
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A1.html
5. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1935/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-80-puss-moth-near-bolton/]


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Feb-2013 19:40 Dr. John Smith Added
26-Nov-2017 16:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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