Incident de Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth G-ABNS,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153531
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Date:Monday 19 August 1940
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth
Owner/operator:Flying Officer Reginald Clarence Presland
Registration: G-ABNS
MSN: 2178
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:RAF Manston, Ramsgate, Kent, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:RAF Manston, Kent (MSE/EGNH)
Destination airport:
First Registered G-ABNS [C of R 3265] 6.31 to George Paxton, Stag Lane. C of A 3100 issued 2.7.31. Bought 29.10.33 and registered [C of R 4703] 3.11.33 to Flying Officer Reginald Clarence Presland, Hatfield/Manston; named "Pamela III" (was the replacement for DH.60G G-AALW). Withdrawn from use 4.9.39 when all private civilian flying was prohibited due to the outbreak of war. C of A lapsed 4.4.40 and put into store at RAF Manston.

Destroyed by enemy bombing at Manston 19.8.40 and not impressed into military service (destroyed before this could happen). Registration belatedly cancelled 5.11.45 at post-war census due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl form use of aircraft"



Revision history:

25-Feb-2013 15:25 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Dec-2017 21:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Mar-2020 23:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source]
14-Jun-2023 17:48 Nepa Updated [[Location, Source]]

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