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Narrative:c/no. 887 DH.60G [Gipsy I] Special Coupe version, registered G-AACL [CofR 1801] 7.11.28 to Alan S Butler, Stag Lane. Broke 100 km closed-circuit speed record 7.12.28, flown by Mr & Mrs Butler from Stag Lane to Twyford and back at average speed of 192.2 kph (119.8 mph). CofA 1939 issued 17.4.29. Registered [CofR 2485] 1.4.30 to George D Mallinson, Sherburn. Possibly sold [10.30] and based Hanworth.
de Havilland DH.60G Gipsy Moth
|Owner/operator:||George D Mallinson|
|C/n / msn:|| 887|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Aircraft missing|
|Location:||English Channel, off coast of Kent -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||LeBourget, France (LBG/LFPB)|
|Destination airport:||Croydon, Surrey|
Missing in snowstorm over English Channel 1.3.31 en route Le Bourget to Croydon/Brooklands; pilot Charles Job missing, presumed killed [Job had arrived Paris 28.2.31 to bring aircraft back to England]. Registration cancelled 30.8.31.
British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919-1999
Compiled by Michael Austen
Air Britain (Historians) Ltd 1999
ISBN 0 85130 281 5 http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AACL.pdf http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf http://www.orpheusweb.co.uk/vicsmith/OldAccs/Mar31.html
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]|
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