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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 173009
 
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Date:17-JAN-1936
Time:
Type:Spartan Three Seater
Owner/operator:Edward G Clerk t/a Austral Air Services Pty Ltd
Registration: VH-UUU
MSN: 56
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tennant Creek, NT -   Australia
Phase: Standing
Nature:-
Departure airport:Tennant Creek, NT
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Simmonds Spartan Three-seater [Hermes II] G-ABJS registered [C of R 3060] 3.31 to Spartan Aircraft Ltd, Somerton, Hampshire. C of A 2953 issued 31.3.31. Operated [6.31-8.31] on CD Barnard Air Tours.

Registered 12.31 to Phillips & Powis Aircraft [Reading] Ltd, Woodley, Berkshire. Registered [C of R 3667] 3.32 to Frederick G Miles, Shoreham. Registered [C of R 3724] 4.32 to unknown/unrecorded owner. Registered [C of R 5419] 30.10.34 to Major Edward G Clerk, Witney. Clerk took a“flying circus” to Australia in 1934. UK C of A lapsed 16.4.35. Registration G-ABJS cancelled 7.12.35 as sold.

Registered in Australia as VH-UUU [C of R 537] 20.7.35 to Edward G Clerk, t/a Austral Air Services Pty Ltd, Toowoomba, Queensland.

Destroyed in gales whilst parked at Tennant Creek, NT 17.1.36. Registration VH-UUU lapsed 19.7.36

Sources:

1. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/76-register-gb-g-ab
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_VH-U1.html
3. http://www.hampshireairfields.co.uk/simspar/simspar250413.pdf
4. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ABJS.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jan-2015 01:27 Dr. John Smith Added
13-Jan-2022 11:33 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type]

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