ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71824
Last updated: 24 November 2014
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Date:01-MAR-1931
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60G Gipsy Moth
Owner/operator:George D Mallinson
Registration: G-AACL
C/n / msn: 887
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Aircraft missing
Location:English Channel, off coast of Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:LeBourget, France (LBG/LFPB)
Destination airport:Croydon, Surrey
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.

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.

Sources:
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


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jan-2010 09:23 John Baker Added
30-Oct-2012 08:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
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