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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202638
Last updated: 22 March 2020
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Date:07-MAY-1933
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
deHavilland DH.80 Puss Moth
Owner/operator:Hillman Airways Ltd
Registration: G-ABSB
C/n / msn: 2213
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Clacton-on-Sea, Essex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Maylands Aerodrome, Romford, Essex
Destination airport:Clacton-on-Sea, Essex
Narrative:
First Registered as G-ABSB [C of R 3484] 19.11.31 to Edward Hillman t/a Hillman's Saloon Coaches & Airways, Maylands Aerodrome, Romford, Essex. C of A 3269 issued 20.11.31; delivered 27.11.31. Operated by Hillman's Airways and named "Sonny"; fleet No 1.

Written off (damaged beyond economic repair) when Withdrawn from use after accident damage at Clacton-on-Sea, Essex on 7.5.33; all 3 on board (pilot and 2 passengers) injured. C of A lapsed 17.1.34 and not renewed. Registration G-ABSB cancelled 1.36 as "sold" ("change of ownership of aircraft") - presumably sold as spares, as there seems to be no further record of the aircraft.

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh80.pdf
2. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/76-register-gb-g-ab
3. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ABSB.pdf
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A3.html
5. https://britainfromabove.org.uk/image/epw039731
6. http://www.ukairfieldguide.net/airfields/Maylands


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Dec-2017 18:07 Dr. John Smith Added
07-Dec-2017 18:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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