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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234012
Last updated: 14 January 2022
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Date:28-NOV-1921
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic A504 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro 504K
Owner/operator:Aircraft Disposal Co Ltd
Registration: G-EAZL
MSN: H6601
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey (EGCR)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-RAF Avro 504K H6601 (former RAF serial used on the documentation in lieu of any official constructors number). Sold to Belgium for military use by the Belgian Air Force, but civil registered (C of R 741) as G-EAZL 19.11.21 to the Aircraft Disposal Co Ltd., for test and delivery flights.

Written off 28.11.21 when stalled and crashed shortly after take off from Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey, whilst in a pre-delivery test flight. Both crew killed.

Sources:

1. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/81-register-gb-g-ea
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-EAZL.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-E2.html
4. http://www.orpheusweb.co.uk/vicsmith/Accidents/Nov21.html
5. http://sussexhistoryforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=15986.0


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Mar-2020 22:54 Dr. John Smith Added
14-Mar-2020 22:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]
14-Mar-2020 22:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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