Incident De Havilland DH.80A Puss Moth G-ADOC,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202563
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Date:Tuesday 10 August 1937
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
De Havilland DH.80A Puss Moth
Owner/operator:Anthony Ord Humble-Smith
Registration: G-ADOC
MSN: 2188
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Ferndown, Dorset -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Ferndown, Dorset
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Registration initially reserved as G-ABNF [C of R 3234] 7.6.31 but not taken up. To US Military Attache, US Embassy, London with C of A 3187 issued 4.9.31, apparently without serial or identification, other than US military colour scheme. Flown by Captain Monohan [7.33]. For sale 5.35 from DH Hatfield, Hertfordshire.

Re-registered as G-ADOC [C of R 6188] 8.35 to unknown party (probably Captan Godfrey Bremridge, Weybridge (based at Brooklands Aerdrome, West Byfleet, Weybridge, Surrey). C of A 3187 renewed 6.9.35.

Re-registered [C of R 7827] 21.4.37 to Anthony Ord Humble-Smith, Christchurch. Written off (damaged beyond repair) 10.8.37: Crashed on take-off, Ferndown, Dorset. Pilot Anthony Lucas injured. C of A expired 17.9.37 and not renewed.

Registration G-ADOC cancelled by the Air Ministry in 1945 post-war census of surviving pre-war aircraft, but Air Ministry files note that the accident ("destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft") took place some time in 1937.



Revision history:

05-Dec-2017 20:16 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Dec-2017 20:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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