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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206314
Last updated: 10 October 2021
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Date:12-MAY-1951
Time:day
Type:De Havilland DH.94 Moth Minor
Owner/operator:George Whyte
Registration: G-AFPM
MSN: 94032
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Harrogate, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Perth/Scone Airfield, Perth, Perthshire
Destination airport:Leeds and Bradford Municipal Aerodrome (Yeadon Aerodrome)
Narrative:
First registered [C of R 9024] on 31.7.39 as G-AFPM to The Hartlepools & Tees-Side Flying Club, West Hartlepool, County Durham. Aircraft based at West Hartlepool (Greatham) Airfield, Hartlepool, County Durham. C of A 6730 issued August 1939.

Withdrawn from use and stored at West Hartlepool (Greatham) Airfield from 4.9.39 when all private civilian flying was prohibited due to the outbreak of WW II. Civil registration G-AFPL cancelled 10.9.40 when impressed into military service as BK840

Registration G-AFPL restored [C of R 9024/2] 25.2.46 to John McConachie Rolls, Lennoxtown, Stirlingshire (aircraft based at Perth/Scone Airport, Perth, Tayside). Sold on and re-registered [with new C of R, R1251/3] on 10.11.48 to George Whyte, Kirkcaldy, Fife

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 12.5.51 when crashed near Harrogate, North Yorkshire. Registration G-AFPM cancelled by the Air Ministry 13.5.51 as "destroyed in an accident"

Sources:

1. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/80-register-gb-g-af
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AFPM.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A11.html
4. http://hhtandn.com/venues/652/greatham-airfield
5. https://player.bfi.org.uk/free/film/watch-opening-of-west-hartlepool-airport-1939-online


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Feb-2018 20:20 Dr. John Smith Added
14-Mar-2019 15:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration]

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