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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25282
Last updated: 10 July 2019
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Date:22-AUG-1928
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60 Moth
Owner/operator:Nottingham Aero Club
Registration: G-EBSK
C/n / msn: 417
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hucknall, Nottinghamshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Hucknall, Nottinghamshire [EGNA]
Destination airport:
Narrative:
DH.60X [Cirrus II] Moth: first registered G-EBSK [C of R 1423] 1.7.27 to unknown party (probably The De Havilland Aircraft Co Ltd). Re-registered (C of R 1437) 14.7.27 to Sir Harold Bowden, (Chairman of Raleigh Cycles), at Hucknall, Nottinghamshire. C of A 1177 issued 28.7.27. Donated 4.11.27 to the Nottingham Aero Club Ltd., Hucknall [of which Bowden was president]; re-registered to them [C of R 1573] 18.2.28.

Stalled and crashed/destroyed by fire following turn at 400 feet after take-off from Hucknall, Nottinghamshire 22.8.28, killing both persons on board - Robert Anthony Blake (aged 31) and William Richardson (aged 36) of Nottingham Aero Club.

Registration cancelled 24.9.28 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"

Sources:

1. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-EBSK.pdf
2. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-E3.html
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hucknall_Aerodrome#Nottingham_Aero_Club
5. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh60x-moth-hucknall-2-killed
6. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1929.htm
7. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/82-register-gb-g-eb


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
09-Dec-2011 16:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
12-Dec-2013 23:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
12-Dec-2013 23:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
02-Sep-2017 22:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
19-Jun-2018 15:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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