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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206579
Last updated: 11 October 2021
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Date:12-SEP-1943
Time:day
Type:De Havilland DH.94 Moth Minor
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: HM585
MSN: 94040
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Trevone, near Padstow, Cornwall -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
First civil registered [C of R 9094] on 24.7.39 as G-AFTH to The de Havilland Aircraft Co Ltd., Hatfield Aerodrome, Hatfield, Hertfordshire. C of A 6713 issued August 1939.

Retained by The de Havilland Aircraft Co Ltd at Hatfield as company "hack, and used for transporting test pilots between Hatfield and other De Havilland facilities (e.g. DH Whitney) until 31.10.42 when civil registration G-AFTH cancelled upon impressement into military service as HM585.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 12.9.43 when hit a haystack in a forced landing in bad weather at Trevone, near Padstow, Cornwall

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-AFTH.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A11.html
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trevone
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p940.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Feb-2018 12:33 Dr. John Smith Added
03-Feb-2020 11:43 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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