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Date:25-NOV-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: DP854
C/n / msn: 2166
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Shawbury, Shropshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Shawbury, Shropshire
Destination airport:White Waltham Airfield, Maidenhead, Berkshire (EGLM)
Narrative:
Registered G-ABMS [C of R 3187] 5.31 to Arthur H Youngman (as nominee for H Gordon Selfridge Jnr), Heston. C of A 3020 issued 22.5.31. Registered [C of R 4523] 29.5.33 to Anthony L.H. Clement, of Wiltshire Light Aeroplane Club [and Wiltshire School of Flying], High Post.

Re-registered [C of R 6489] 12.11.35 to Edward W.H.H Cavendish, Croydon. Registered [C of R 7120] 11.6.36 to Wrightways Ltd, Croydon. Registered [C of R 8318] 25.1.38 to Donald E Middleton of Southern Motors & Aircraft, Croydon. C of A lapsed 29.7.38 to 22.8.39. Registered 24.8.39 to Southern Aircraft (Gatwick) Ltd, Gatwick. To Lympne 4.9.39.

Registration cancelled 23.5.41 by Secretary of State. Impressed into military service as DP854 25.3.41 and used by Northolt Station Flight until transferred to 1 Ferry Pilots Pool Air Transport Auxiliary,(1 FPP ATA) RAF White Waltham, Maidenhead, Berkshire 5.11.41.

Collided with a parked lorry whilst taxying RAF Shawbury 25.11.41. Removed to DH Witney 10.12.41 for repairs, but repairs not proceeded with and struck off charge 15.12.41

Sources:

1. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ABMS.pdf
2. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/76-register-gb-g-ab
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A3.html
4. https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1932/1932
5. http://www.orpheusweb.co.uk/vicsmith/Accidents/Nov41.html
6. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p021.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2013 12:25 Dr. John Smith Added
30-May-2013 16:04 Nepa Updated [Operator]
25-Sep-2013 00:03 angels one five Updated [Operator, Nature]
05-Dec-2017 18:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Nov-2018 20:04 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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