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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202575
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Date:10-NOV-1938
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:Herts & Essex Aero Club Ltd
Registration: G-ABOV
C/n / msn: 1868
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Crundale, near Wye, Ashford,Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Broxbourne Aerodrome, Nazeing, Essex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
DH.60G [Gipsy I] registered as G-ABOV [C of R 3349] 11.8.31 to Charles O Powis and operated by Reading Aero Club, Woodley, Reading, Berkshire. C of A 3161 issued 13.8.31. Re-registered [C of R 3496] 11.31 to Harold C Smith, Woodley, Reading, Berkshire.

Sold (by 6.34) [possibly 7.32] to Arthur Allen, Broxbourne, Nazeing, Essex. Re-registered [C of R 8246] 2.12.37 to Arthur Martin-Leake, Broxbourne. Operated by Herts & Essex Aero Club.

Written off (destroyed) when crashed in field and destroyed by fire in foggy weather near Crundale, near Wye, Ashford, Kent 10.11.38; pilot Jayant Pathare (Indian national, aged 23) was killed. Registration G-ABOV cancelled 10.11.38 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft" (after 1938 census by Air Ministry)

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
2. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/76-register-gb-g-ab
3. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ABOV.pdf
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A3.html
5. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1939.htm
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crundale,_Kent


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05-Dec-2017 22:26 Dr. John Smith Added

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