ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145295
Last updated: 25 March 2017
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Narrative:The first batch of civil Tiger Moths (apart from a few "one offs") were seven aircraft, registered G-ACBA to G-ACBG, and in black and orange livery, which were used at the Filton Reserve School from January 1933 onwards. The School was operated under contract to the Air Ministry by The Bristol Aeroplane Co, and included G-ACBC (c/no. 3154) which was registered to the Bristol Aeroplane Co on 20/12/1932.
de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
|Owner/operator:||The Bristol Aeroplane Company|
|C/n / msn:|| 3154|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Sheppardine, Gloucestershire -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||Filton, Bristol|
G-ACBA was written off (damaged beyond repair) when it stalled and crashed into the banks of the River Severn at Sheppardine, Gloucestershire, on 11/3/1940. (At approximate co-ordinates 51° 39′ 0″ N, 2° 33′ 0″ W)
The registration G-ACBC was cancelled on 11/4/1940 on grounds of "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"
2. CAA: https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ACBC.pdf
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Source, Narrative]|