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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172983
Last updated: 3 September 2019
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Date:27-MAR-1930
Time:day
Type:Simmonds Spartan
Owner/operator:Hampshire Aeroplane Club
Registration: G-AAFR
C/n / msn: 12
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:River Hamble, near Bursledon, Eastleigh, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Hamble, Hampshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Simmonds Spartan G-AAFR: registered [C of R 1927] 3.29 to Simmonds Aircraft Ltd, Hamble, Hampshire. C of A 2005 issued 27.4.29. Delivered 30.4.29 and registered [C of R 1984] 15.5.29 to Hampshire Aeroplane Club Ltd, Hamble.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 27.3.30 when spun into River Hamble, near Bursledon, Eastleigh, Hampshire whilst recovering from a loop; pilot Miss Gladys Grace injured. Registration cancelled 2.6.30.

Sources:

1. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AAFR.pdf
2. http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C6576626
3. http://www.orpheusweb.co.uk/vicsmith/OldAccs/Mar30.html
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A.html
5. http://www.afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/75-register-gb-g-aa
6. http://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-simmonds-spartan-bursledon
7. http://wight.hampshireairfields.co.uk/sim.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jan-2015 15:30 Dr. John Smith Added
03-Nov-2017 22:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source]
06-Feb-2019 08:31 Sergey L. Updated [Source]

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