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Last updated: 9 May 2019
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Date:27-FEB-1930
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60 Moth
Owner/operator:Cinque Ports Flying Club Ltd
Registration: G-EBPM
C/n / msn: 353
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Smarden, West of Ashford, Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Lympne, Kent (LYM/EGMK)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
DH.60 Moth [Cirrus II] registered as G-EBPM [C of R 1319] 18.11.26 to The Hon Geoffrey Cuncliffe, Stag Lane, Edgware, Middlesex. C of A 1082 issued 27.1.27. Advertised as "first production Cirrus II Moth". Used by The Duchess of Bedford for 4,500-mile tour through France, Spain and Tangier, departing Woburn Abbey 21.4.27 and returning 12.5.27; flown by Capt C.D. Barnard.

Advertised as being for sale at Brooklands in 1.28. Re-registered [C of R 1587] 6.3.28 to Alexander F. Wallace, Stag Lane. Sold in 5.29 (via Brooklands School of Flying) and re-registered [C of R 2064] 13.6.29 to Cinque Ports Flying Club Ltd, Lympne. Damaged in heavy landing Lympne 10.6.29; to Brooklands for repair.

Crashed at Smarden, west of Ashford, Kent 27.2.30. A few minutes after takeoff from Lympne, while flying west of Ashford, the single engine aircraft crashed in an open field. Both occupants were injured. Registration cancelled --.12.30.

Sources:

1. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-EBPM.pdf
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-E3.html
3. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/82-register-gb-g-eb
4. http://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh60-moth-smarden
5. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
19-Dec-2013 23:40 Dr. John Smith Updated
30-Aug-2017 17:29 Dr. John Smith Updated
30-Jan-2019 13:58 Sergey L. Updated

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