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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234422
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:29-AUG-1949
Time:day
Type:Miles M.65 Gemini Mk 1A
Owner/operator:Bees Flight Ltd
Registration: G-AJOL
MSN: 6321
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cowfold, West Sussex -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Lea Farm Aerodrome, Sandown, Isle of Wight
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Miles M.65 Gemini Mk 1A: First civil registered (C of R 11475/1; C of A 9416) on 6/5/47 as G-AJOL to the Wiltshire School of Flying Ltd., Andover, Hampshire. Registration cancelled/lapsed 31/7/47 upon sale

Sold on and re-registered (C of R 11475/2) on 14/8/47 to John Philip Stevenson Clarke, Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight. Registration cancelled/lapsed 1/10/47 upon sale

Sold on and re-registered (C of R 11472/3) on 13/10/47 to Bees Flight Ltd., Carisbrook, Isle of Wight (same address as previous owner!).

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 29/8/49 when crashed at Cowfold, West Sussex. (Cowfold is a village and civil parish between Billingshurst and Haywards Heath in the Horsham District of West Sussex, England, at approximate co-ordinates 50.98975N 0.27256W)

Registration G-AJOL cancelled by the Secretary of State, Air Ministry on 7/9/49 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"

Sources:

1. Kites, Birds & Stuff - MILES Aircraft p.75 By P.D. Stemp
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AJOL.pdf
3. http://sussexhistoryforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=15746.0
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cowfold


Revision history:

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26-Mar-2020 22:11 Dr. John Smith Added

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