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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25313
Last updated: 24 September 2019
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Date:06-MAY-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:The Bristol & Wessex Aeroplane Club Ltd
Registration: G-EBSN
C/n / msn: 418
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Filton, Bristol, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Filton, Bristol (EGTG/FZO)
Destination airport:Filton, Bristol (EGTG/FZO)
Narrative:
DH.60X [Cirrus II] Moth: registered as G-EBSN [C of R 1428] 23.7.27 to The Bristol & Wessex Aeroplane Club Ltd, Filton. C of A 1171 issued 26.7.27.

Stalled at 300 feet and crashed/destroyed by fire - aircraft went out of control and crashed in a huge explosion - shortly after take-off from Filton, Bristol, Gloucestershire, on 6.5.28; instructor Flying Officer Richard Eric Hopper, RAFVR (aged 21) and student pilot Donald Vaughan Tanner (aged 26) were both killed. Registration cancelled 4.7.28 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft".

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
2. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-EBSN.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p004.html
4. http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C6576585
5. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh60x-moth-bristol-2-killed
6. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-E3.html
7. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1929.htm
8. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/82-register-gb-g-eb
9. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17344-RAF-fatalities-1928


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
09-Dec-2011 15:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
13-Dec-2013 00:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
03-Sep-2017 17:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Jun-2018 14:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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