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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153462
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Date:23-NOV-1934
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:Geoffrey H Turner
Registration: G-AAZN
C/n / msn: 2043
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rough Stone Farm, between Bradnop and Ipstones, near Leek, Staffs -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Heston Aerodrome, Heston, Middlesex
Destination airport:Barton Airfield, Eccles, Lancashire
Narrative:
Registered G-AAZN [C of R 2614] 6.30 to Brian Lewis & C.D.Barnard Ltd, Heston. C of A 2588 issued 6.9.30. Registered [C of R 3037] 3.31 to Stanley Davenport, Heston. Registered [C of R 3758] 5.32 to Henry N.S. [Nigel] Norman [of Airwork Ltd], Heston. Registered [C of R 4934] 26.3.34 to Geoffrey H.Turner, Barton; delivered 14.3.34.

Crashed in thick fog at Rough Stone Farm, between Bradnop and Ipstones, near Leek, Staffordshire 23.11.34 en route from Heston to Barton. While flying in these low visibility conditions the aircraft was heard to crash by the occupants of Rough Stones Farm near Bradnop. They rushed to help, but found the wreck ablaze and the pilot/owner - Geoffrey Heap Turner (aged 24) - dead. Registration G-AAZN cancelled 11.34 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1934.htm
2. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AAZN.pdf
3. http://www.peakdistrictaircrashes.co.uk/crash_sites/peak-district/de-havilland-dh80a-g-aazn-bradnop/
4. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/75-register-gb-g-aa
5. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh80.pdf
6. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh80a-puss-moth-near-leek-1-killed
7. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p020.html
8. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A2.htmll


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Feb-2013 19:53 Dr. John Smith Added
24-May-2013 02:38 angels one five Updated [Operator]
25-May-2018 18:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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