ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25228
Last updated: 23 October 2014
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Date:20-AUG-1922
Time:
Type:Avro 504K
Owner/operator:Leatherhead Aviation Services
Registration: G-EBAV
C/n / msn: F9873
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Slough, Berkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Hounslow Heath, Middlesex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Avro 504K G-EBAV built 1918 by Hewlett and Blondeau Ltd for the RAF as F9873. Purchased by Leatherhead Aviation Services and civil registered as G-EBAV on 02.01.22

It crashed on 20.08.22 near Slough, Berkshire after the pilot climbed in a wide left hand turn to a height of little over 1,000 feet, and then apparently attempted to loop the machine (reported as an Immelmann Turn). From a vertically upward position the aeroplane fell over into a spinning nose-dive from which it failed to recover. It was further reported that the pilot and the 2 passengers were seriously injured.

Sources:
1. http://www.theaerodrome.com/forum/aircraft/41857-avro-504-a.html
2. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-EBAV.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-E2.html
4. http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/Details?uri=C6576526
5. http://www.crossandcockade.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=50#sthash.YgT8jw8j.dpbs
6. http://www.baaa-acro.com/1922/archives/crash-of-an-avro-504-in-united-kingdom-28/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
27-Feb-2013 17:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
19-Dec-2013 01:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Dec-2013 00:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Damage, Narrative]
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