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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18781
Last updated: 27 July 2020
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Date:03-MAR-1961
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.90 Dragonfly
Owner/operator:Ronald Malcolm Wilson
Registration: G-AEWZ
C/n / msn: 7555
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Birmingham Airport, Elmdon, Warwickshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Birmingham Airport, Elmdon, Birmingham
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shortly after takeoff from Birmingham Airport, while climbing, the airplane stalled and crashed in a field located in Elmdon Warwickshire. There were no injuries but the aircraft was written off. Registration G-AEWZ cancelled by the CAA on 30.7.64 as "PWFU" ("Permanently Withdrawn From Use") - presumably retrospectively, as the CAA record card also notes "Notified March 1961"

Sources:

1. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p075.html
2. https://www.airteamimages.com/de-havilland-dragonfly_G-AEWZ_-private_98161.html
3. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh90-dragonfly-birmingham
4. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AEWZ-3.pdf
5. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1149307/
6. http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C1200688
7. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/79-register-gb-g-ae


Images:

Photo of G-AEWZ courtesy AirHistory.net


Blackbushe (EGLK / BBS)
5 June 1953; (c) R.A.Scholefield

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
03-Jul-2009 05:23 VHKDK Updated
21-Mar-2010 13:31 TB Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Nature]
26-Oct-2013 00:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
04-Jan-2017 17:28 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
04-Jan-2017 17:31 TB Updated [Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source]
28-Oct-2017 21:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Feb-2018 22:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total occupants, Location, Source]

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