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Last updated: 8 July 2020
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Date:24-AUG-1933
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH83 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.83 Fox Moth
Owner/operator:British Hospital Air Pageants
Registration: G-ABUP
C/n / msn: 4001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ashby, near Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Ashby, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire
Narrative:
c/no.4001: First Registered G-ABUP [C of R 3640] 3.3.32 to The De Havilland Aircraft Co Ltd, for use of Alan S.Butler, Stag Lane, Edgware, Middlesex. C of A 3494 issued 17.6.32. Re-registered [C of R 3787] 6.6.32 to Aviation Tours Ltd, Skipton, North Yorkshire (but based at Hanworth Aerodrome, Hanworth, Middlesex) and operated by British Hospital Air Pageants with effect from 2.4.33.

Crashed on landing at Ashby, near Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, 24.8.33 when pilot's seat fouled the elevator controls. Registration cancelled 31.3.34 due to "Destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft". (Note: the engine was later used in G-ACTK)

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh83.pdf
2. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ABUP.pdf
3. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/component/content/article/15-aeroplanes/76-register-gb-g-ab
4. http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/Details.mvc/Offline?iaid=6576715
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A3.html
6. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh83-fox-moth-ashby
7. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p040.html

DH.83 Fox Moth G-ABUP at Bude, Cornwall in 1933

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
11-Dec-2011 19:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
11-Dec-2011 19:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date]
19-Mar-2013 05:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
07-Dec-2017 23:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
08-Jul-2020 17:54 Sergey L. Updated [Source]

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