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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64230
Last updated: 14 June 2020
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Date:30-APR-1933
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH83 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.83C Fox Moth
Owner/operator:Marcel Geneaux
Registration: CH-344
C/n / msn: 4009
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Lyon, Rhône -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Photo/air-to-air
Departure airport:Lyon, Rhône, France
Destination airport:
Narrative:
c/no. 4009: Registered G-ABWD [C of R 3721] 16.7.32 to The De Havilland Aircraft Co Ltd, Stag Lane, Edgware, Middlesex (allocated to agents Brian Lewis & Co Ltd). C of A 3534 issued 27.7.32. Registration cancelled 31.7.32 as "sold abroad". Re-registered as CH-344 3.8.32 to Marcel Geneaux, Geneva-Cointrin.

Crashed near Lyon, Rhône, France, 30.4.33 [pilot Marcel Geneaux]. Pilot and owner Marcel Geneaux was in involved in an aerial photography mission when the accident occurred for unknown reasons. While the pilot was injured, the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. Registration cancelled 1.5.33

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh83.pdf
2. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/component/content/article/15-aeroplanes/76-register-gb-g-ab
3. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ABWD.pdf
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A3.html
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p040.html
6. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh83c-fox-moth-lyon


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
11-Dec-2011 20:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
08-Dec-2017 22:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Mar-2019 00:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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