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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 24950
Last updated: 24 September 2019
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Date:18-JAN-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:Mrs. Majorie H. Stevens
Registration: G-EBWZ
C/n / msn: 509
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Victory Park, Chertsey Road, Addlestone, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Brooklands, West Byfleet, Weybridge, Surrey
Destination airport:
Narrative:
DH.60X Moth [Cirrus II]; registered as G-EBWZ [C of R 1595] 13.3.28 to Major Henry A Petre, Brooklands, Weybridge, Surrey. C of A 1334 issued 15.3.28.

Re-registered [C of R 2394] 22.1.30 to Mrs Marjorie Hazeldene Stevens, Brooklands [and also reported as being owned by Mr Alec James Stevens]. Crashed into Victory Park, Chertsey Road, Addlestone, Surrey 18.1.30; pilot Roland Ruutz Rees (an American National) badly injured. The passenger, and co-owner, Alec James Stevens (aged 30) died 14.2.30 of injuries sustained. Registration G-EBWZ cancelled by the CAA on 22.1.30.

NOTE: There seems to be no logical explanation found at present as to why the aircraft was re-registered to a new owner five days AFTER it crashed!

Sources:

1. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-EBWZ.pdf
2. http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/Details?uri=C6576622
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-E4.html
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1930/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-60-moth-in-united-kingdom-23/]
5. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/82-register-gb-g-eb
6. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1934.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
11-Dec-2013 20:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
10-Feb-2017 17:59 Dr.John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
30-Aug-2017 18:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
12-May-2018 00:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]

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