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Date:12-JAN-1966
Time:overnight
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.82a Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:Nordöstra Smålands Flygklubb
Registration: SE-CHH
MSN: 86323
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hultsfred-Vimmerby Airport, Hultsfred -   Sweden
Phase: Standing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Hultsfred airfield, Hultsfred, Sweden (HLF/ESSF)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
de Havilland DH.82a Tiger Moth MSN 86320; Taken on charge by the RAF as NL873 at 20 MU RAF Aston Down, Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire 22.10.43. To AOP School, RAF Middle Wallop, Hampshire 2.6.50 coded “BD-V”; unit renamed Light Aircraft School 3.4.53. To 33 MU RAF Lyneham, Wiltshire 23.11.53 for long term stroage pending disposal.

Struck off charge as Cat.5(c) and sold as parts 21.6.54 to Association of British Aero Clubs. UK civil registered as G-ANSH (C of R R4625/1) on 3.6.54 to Universal Flying Services Ltd, Fairoaks, Chobham, Surrey. Registration cancelled 10.1.55 and re-registered (C of R 4625/2) on 13.1.55 to Norman Herbert Jones, Claygate, Surrey; operated by Fairoaks Aero Club, Fairoaks, Chobham, Surrey. C of A issued 14.1.55. Fitted with auxilliary fuel tank in front cockpit for inverted flying. Crashed whilst racing at Whitchurch 11.6.55; rebuilt as special lightweight Tiger at Croydon and operated by The Tiger Club, Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey. Registration cancelled 6.7.59 as 'sold to Sweden - SE-CHH'; delivered 13.7.59. [Discarded fuselage and wing still extant at Croydon in 5.63].

Re-registered in Sweden as SE-CHH 19.9.59 to Nordostra Smalands Flygklubb, Hultsfred-Vimmerby Airport, Hultsfred. Withdrawn from use after being badly damaged while parked at Hultsfred on 12.1.66, when hangar collapsed due to the weight of excessive snow. (Hultsfred Airport is a regional airport in Hultsfred Municipality, Sweden, about 5 km north of the town of Hultsfred). Registration SE-CHH cancelled 7.6.66.

Sold 1966 and used for spares for Tiger Moths SE-ALM & SE-ATI at Falkoping/Alleberg. Sold again [c.1979-80] to Peter Kempe, Goteborg/Vasteras for rebuild [still stored in 1993]. Fuselage stored [5.2003] at Nya Berget, Goteborg-Save for Aeromuseum.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft NA100-NZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain)
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-ANSH.pdf
3. https://air-britain.com/pdfs/production-lists/DH82.pdf
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p863.html
5. Tiger Moth NL873/BD-V at Denham, Buckinghamshire (EGLD) 7.3.53: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dwhitworth/5560629597/
6. Tiger Moth G-ANSH at the RAeS Garden Party at Wisley in 1956: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dwhitworth/5781512222/
7. https://forum.flyghistoria.org/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=4582
8. http://lae.blogg.se/category/tiger-mothoch-moth.html
9. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/registration/G-ANSH
10. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hultsfred_Airport

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-May-2011 06:04 Masen63 Added
03-Jan-2013 21:59 Masen63 Updated [Location, Nature, Narrative]
27-Dec-2021 19:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Category]

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