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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153463
Last updated: 14 February 2020
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Date:18-JUN-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth
Owner/operator:AFTS ATA
Registration: AX870
C/n / msn: 2045
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:South Marston, Swindon, Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:White Waltham Airfield - EGLM
Destination airport:South Marston, Swindon, Wiltshire
Narrative:
Registered G-AAZO [C of R 2615] 6.30 to Lt John R Bryans RN, Gosport. C of A 2628 issued 23.7.30. Registered [C of R 3750] 5.32 to Scottish Flying Club Ltd, Renfrew. Registered [C of R 6021] 29.6.35 to John P Wakefield, Brooklands.

Registered [C of R 6603] 18.12.35 to Cinque Ports Flying Club Ltd, Lympne. Registered 1.2.39 to John E Coxon, t/a Southern Motors & Aircraft, Gatwick. Registered 11.8.39 to International Air Freight Ltd, Croydon. Registered 19.1.40 to The Hon Mrs Victor Bruce, Cardiff and used by Air Dispatch Ltd on behalf of NAC. Registration cancelled 23.7.40 as sold.

Impressed into Military Service as AX870 on 23.7.40. Operated by Air Transport Auxiliary Training Ferry Pilots Pool, White Waltham. Withdrawn from use following damage on landing Swindon 18.6.41 when it struck a parked tar-sprayer. Struck off charge 1.7.41.

Sources:

1. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AAZO.pdf
2. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/wimmin/137
3. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?3046-Unaccounted-airmen-18-6-1941.
4. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1383470/
5. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/75-register-gb-g-aa
6. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A2.htmll


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Feb-2013 20:09 Dr. John Smith Added
09-Mar-2013 03:57 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]
30-May-2013 16:07 Nepa Updated [Operator]
28-Nov-2017 15:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
14-Feb-2020 23:48 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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