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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121008
Last updated: 26 August 2019
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Date:12-JAN-1927
Time:day
Type:Fokker F.VIIa
Owner/operator:Fokker
Registration: G-EBPL
C/n / msn: 4938
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Estaires, near Merville, Nord Department -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey (EGCR)
Destination airport:Schipol Airport, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Narrative:
Previously owned by a British Operator, the aircraft was recovered by Fokker and was on its delivery flight from Croydon to Amsterdam. While cruising south of Lille, France, crew encountered bad weather conditions and decided to make an emergency landing. Aircraft eventually came to rest in a field in Estaires, near Merville. While both occupants were uninjured, aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair; broken up for parts to rebuilt H-NAEB and H-NADX.

Sources:

1. http://www.hdekker.info/registermap/EERSTE.htm
2. http://www.hdekker.info/Nieuwe%20map/1927.htm#12.01.1927
3. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-fokker-f7a-estaires
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_H-N.html
5. http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1927/1927-1.htm
6. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-EBPL.pdf
7. http://www.afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/82-register-gb-g-eb


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Mar-2011 03:13 Johnny Johnny Added
31-Mar-2011 15:45 TB Updated [Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
31-Mar-2011 15:47 TB Updated [Source]
09-Apr-2019 14:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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