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Last updated: 1 March 2020
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Date:28-MAR-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:Portsmouth Southsea & I.O.W Aviation Ltd
Registration: G-ABIY
C/n / msn: 2134
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Portsmouth Aerodrome, Portsmouth, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Portsmouth Aerodrome, Portsmouth, Hampshire
Destination airport:Portsmouth Aerodrome, Portsmouth, Hampshire
Narrative:
First prize in the London Aeroplane Club Raffle held 17.2.31 (when it was won by Miss R.E. Balfour). Registered G-ABIY [C of R 3027] 26.2.31 to Lionel Maxwell Joachim Balfour, Hanworth Aerodrome, Hanworth, Middlesex. C of A 2915 issued 28.2.31.

Operated [by 31.7.34] by Balfour's company, Portsmouth Southsea & I.O.W. Aviation Ltd, Portsmouth. Destroyed when crashed at Portsmouth Aerodrome, Portsmouth, Hampshire 28.3.35. Sources differ as to whether the Puss Moth crashed on take off, or on landing. Registration cancelled 31.3.35 as permanently withdrawn from use.

Sources:

1. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-ABIY.pdf
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A2.htmll
3. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-havilland-dh80-puss-moth-portsmouth
4. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/component/content/article/15-aeroplanes/76-register-gb-g-ab
5. http://www.hampshireairfields.co.uk/hancrash.html
6. https://ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/dh80.pdf
7. http://sussexhistoryforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=15585.0


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Feb-2013 22:25 Dr. John Smith Added
25-Feb-2013 09:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
30-Sep-2017 20:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
04-Dec-2017 22:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Mar-2020 20:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Mar-2020 20:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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