ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212287
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Narrative:First registered (C of R 1381/C of A 1207) 11/5/1927 to the Yorkshire Aeroplane Club Ltd.,Bradford, West Yorkshire (aircraft based at Sherburn-in-Elmet, North Yorkshire). According to some sources (see link #5) G-EBRG was not actually delivered until September 1927 due to a) delays in construction (it was one of three - G-EBRF, G-EBRG and G-EBSV - ordered by the Yorkshire Aeroplane Club in May 1927) and b) delays in raising the finances to cover the purchase costs of all three airframes.
|Type:||Blackburn L.1C Bluebird IV|
|Owner/operator:||Yorkshire Aeroplane Club|
|MSN:|| WO 9803/4|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Sherburn-in-Elmet, North Yorkshire -
|Phase:|| Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)|
|Departure airport:||Sherburn-in-Elmet, North Yorkshire (EGCJ)|
|Destination airport:||Sherburn-in-Elmet, North Yorkshire (EGCJ)|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
Written off (destroyed) 5/2/1928 when failed to recover from spin, Sherburn-in-Elmet, North Yorkshire. Pilot and sole occupant - Albert Critchley (aged 30) - was killed.
Registration G-EBRG cancelled by the Air Ministry 2/5/1928 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"
5. Air Yorkshire magazine June 2002 page 29: http://s617306976.websitehome.co.uk/AYASMagazines/AY%20June%202002.pdf
||Dr. John Smith
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