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Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:09-MAR-1929
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60G Moth
Owner/operator:Nottingham Aero Club
Registration: G-AABA
C/n / msn: 700
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, 150 miles from Nottingham and 60 miles west of Terschelling -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Hucknall Aerodrome, Nottingham, England
Destination airport:Leeds Aero Club, Selby, England
Narrative:
Wreckage found March 10, 1929 by a German Steamer "Margot" at sea 60 miles west of Terschelling, Holland and 150 miles from Nottingham. Wreckage was brought to Hull England by the ship. Missing Pilot A.C. Peacy was an Ex RAF officer and a RAF Reservist. He had 800 hours flying time and had also had 30 minuites test flight in aircraft that he was last seen again; although instructed not to leave Hucknall Aerodrome where he had landed twice he was seen leaving Aerodrome in the direction of Notttingham

Sources:

1. British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919-1999
Compiled by Michael Austen
Air Britain (Historians) Ltd 1999
ISBN 0 85130 281 5
2. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
3. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AABA.pdf
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1929/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-60-moth-in-north-sea-1-killed-2/]
5. http://www.flightglobal.com/FlightPDFArchive/1929/1929%20-%200808.PDF
6. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A.html
7. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/75-register-gb-g-aa
8. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17392-RAF-fatalities-1929&styleid=3
9. The Glasgow Herald March 11, 1929
10. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2507&dat=19290311&id=E6VAAAAAIBAJ&sjid=kKUMAAAAIBAJ&pg=3453,1651763&hl=en


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-May-2016 19:54 nomna Added
31-Dec-2017 01:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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