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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153522
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Date:29-APR-1942
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: DP849
C/n / msn: 2160
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:White Waltham Airfield, near Maidenhead, Berkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:White Waltham Airfield - EGLM
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Registered G-ABMC [C of R 3172] 7.5.31 to Air Taxis Ltd, Stag Lane, Edgware, Middlesex [later Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey]. C of A 3016 issued 11.5.31. Registered [C of R 5428] 5.11.34 to Aircraft Exchange & Mart Ltd, Hanworth Aerodrome, Hanworth, Middlesex. Re-registered [C of R 5950] 6.6.35 to Airspeed [1934] Ltd, Portsmouth. Re-registered [C of R 6536] 25.11.35 to Portsmouth Aero Club, Portsmouth [Portsmouth Aero Club Ltd with effect from 10.12.35]. Registered [C of R 7017] 13.5.36 to Ernest L Blow, Christchurch.

Registered [C of R 7356] 17.9.36 to Richard V.D. Beaumont, Sark [but based at Croydon - there are no airfields on Sark!]. Registered [C of R 7487] 26.11.36 to Harold L Harrison & Bernard W Harrison, London NW11 [still based at Croydon]. Registered [C of R 8638] 12.7.38 to F Morat & Co Ltd, London EC2 (aircraft based at Broxbourne, Hertfordshire). Registered 27.6.39 to Albert Edward Foster, London E.12 (aircraft still based at Broxbourne).

Registration cancelled 20.3.41 by Secretary of State. Impressed into military service as DP849 25.3.41 and used by 1 Ferry Pilots Pool, White Waltham. Damaged beyond repair when struck by overshooting Mustang AG523 whilst parked at White Waltham 29.4.42 and struck off charge 19.5.42.

Sources:

1. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ABMC.pdf
2. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://daveg4otu.tripod.com/airfields/xchresc.html]
3. https://query.staatsarchiv.bs.ch/query/detail.aspx?ID=82027
4. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/76-register-gb-g-ab
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A3.html
6. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh80.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2013 12:03 Dr. John Smith Added
30-May-2013 16:00 Nepa Updated [Operator]
05-Dec-2017 17:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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