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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25249
Last updated: 14 January 2022
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Date:09-SEP-1921
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic A504 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro 504K
Owner/operator:Surrey Flying Services
Registration: G-EAWI
MSN: E3672
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey (EGCR)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-RAF Avro 504K E3672. Civil registered 25/02/1921 to Surrey Flying Services at Croydon Airport. Surrey Flying Services provided air experience flights ("joyrides") in a number of Avro 504K's from 1919 to 1934 with G-EAWI, EAWJ, EBOF, EBOY, EBRB, EBTF,and G-AAGB.

G-EAWI crashed at Croydon Airport during such a flight on 09/09/1921, killing the pilot.

Registration G-EAWI cancelled 28/02/1922

Sources:

1. http://www.airfieldinformationexchange.org/community/archive/index.php/t-1339.html
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-EAWI.pdf
3. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/81-register-gb-g-ea
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-E1.html
5. http://sussexhistoryforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=15983.0
6. http://ata.afleetingpeace.org/index.php/business-pleasure/joyriding-companies


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
03-May-2013 09:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
03-May-2013 09:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
18-Dec-2013 21:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Source]
14-Mar-2020 22:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Mar-2020 22:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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