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Date:26-MAR-1941
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:1 FPP ATA
Registration: BK846
C/n / msn: 2073
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF White Waltham, Berkshire (EGLM)
Destination airport:RAF Harwarden, Flintshire
Narrative:
Registered as G-ABEI [C ofR 2791] 30.9.30 to Sir Albert Edward H Naylor-Leyland, Nantclwyd Hall, Ruthin. C of A 2748 issued 13.10.30. Registered [C of R 2889] 5.11.30 to James B [Bryan] Upton, President of [and operated by] Hull Aero Club, Hedon. Registered 31.5.39 to Hull Aero Club (1934) Ltd, Hedon. Registration G-ABEI cancelled 12.9.40 as sold.

Impressed into military service as BK846 17.9.40 and delivered to 33 MU RAF Lyneham. Issued to Air Transport Auxiliary, 1 Ferry Pilots Pool at White Waltham.

Damaged beyond repair following undercarriage collapse on landing RAF Hawarden 26.3.41. To DeHavilland at Witney 8.4.41 and struck off charge 15.4.41.

Sources:

1. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/76-register-gb-g-ab
2. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ABEI.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A2.htmll
4. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh80.pdf
5. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:https://www.baaa-acro.com/1941/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-80-puss-moth-in-raf-hawarden/]


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Feb-2013 14:10 Dr. John Smith Added
30-May-2013 16:08 Nepa Updated [Operator]
09-Jun-2015 09:04 Angel dick one Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]
01-Dec-2017 15:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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