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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154249
Last updated: 14 June 2020
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Date:01-JUL-1933
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH83 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.83 Fox Moth
Owner/operator:The Scottish Motor Traction Co Ltd
Registration: G-ACEI
C/n / msn: 4068
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Alva, Clackmannanshire, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Edinburgh-Turnhouse Airport (EDI/EGPH)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Registered G-ACEI [C of R 4214] 21.4.33 to The Scottish Motor Traction Co Ltd, Heston Aerdrome, Heston, Middlesex (aircraft based at Turnhouse Airfield, Edinburgh, Lothian). C of A 3915 issued 27.5.33.

Written off (destroyed) when crashed and burnt out at Alva, Clackmannanshire 1.7.33. All three occupants were injured while the aircraft was destroyed by fire. Registration cancelled 2.12.33 as "PWFU" ("Permanently Withdrawn From Use")

Sources:

1. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ACEI.pdf
2. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh83.pdf
3. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/77-register-gb-g-ac
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A4.htmll
5. http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C6576711
6. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1933/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-83-fox-moth-in-alva/]
7. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p040.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Mar-2013 13:01 Dr. John Smith Added
19-Mar-2013 13:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
14-Dec-2017 19:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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