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Last updated: 8 May 2020
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Date:29-OCT-1932
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth
Owner/operator:Lionel John Porter Fowler (nominee)
Registration: G-ABFU
C/n / msn: 2123
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dauphine Alps near La Balme de Retournel, Isere, near Grenoble -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Stag Lane Aerodrome, Edgware
Destination airport:Rome, Italy
Narrative:
Registered G-ABFU [C of R 2866] 19.11.30 to Lionel John Porter Fowler, Stag Lane [as nominee for Maurice Nathan of Fiat Motors, Stag Lane/Rome]. C of A 2829 issued 10.1.31. Flown by Nathan in Round Italy Tour (Giro Aereo d'Italia) from 9.7.31 to 26.7.31.

Destroyed when struck HT pylon in Dauphine Alps and crashed near La Balme de Retournel, Isere, near Grenoble, France on the night of 29.10.32/30.10.32, killing Nathan and George Montefiore. Registration cancelled 2.12.32 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"

Sources:

1. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/76-register-gb-g-ab
2. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ABFU.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A2.htmll
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p021.html
5. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Accf1939.htm
6. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh80.pdf
7. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh80-puss-moth-la-balme-2-killed


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Feb-2013 21:45 Dr. John Smith Added
24-Feb-2013 21:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Dec-2017 17:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
31-Mar-2019 00:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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