ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25228
Last updated: 10 December 2013
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Narrative:Avro 504K G-EBAV built 1918 by Hewlett and Blondeau Ltd for the RAF as F9873. Purchased by Leatherhead Aviation Services in 1922.
|Owner/operator:||Leatherhead Aviation Services|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||near Slough, Berkshire -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Nature:||Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger|
It crashed on 20th August 1922 near Slough, Berkshire after 'the pilot climbed in a wide left hand turn to a height of little over 1000 ft 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.
http://www.theaerodrome.com/forum/aircraft/41857-avro-504-a.html http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-EBAV.pdf http://www.goldenyears.ukf.net/reg_G-E2.htm
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]|
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