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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 173009
Last updated: 11 October 2021
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Type:Simmonds Spartan
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
Departure airport:Tennant Creek, NT
Destination airport:
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



Revision history:

15-Jan-2015 01:27 Dr. John Smith Added

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