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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121138
Last updated: 8 October 2019
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Date:12-MAR-1927
Time:
Type:Fairey IIID
Owner/operator:North Sea Aerial & General Transport
Registration: G-EBPZ
C/n / msn: F814
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Victoria, off Kisumu -   Kenya
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Kisumu, Kenya (KIS/HKKI)
Destination airport:Khartoum, Sudan
Narrative:
Ex-RAF S1076 (RAF serial given on CAA documentation as constructors number; correct constructors number was F814). First civil registered (C of A 1086/C of R 1332) 18.1.1927 as G-EBPZ to the Air Council, and leased to North Sea Aerial & General Transport Ltd.

Written off 12.3.1927: On take off from Lake Victoria off Kisumu, Kenya,(en route to Khartoum, and thence ultimately to the UK) one float was sheared off and the aircraft sank. Nobody was injured. Registration G-EBPZ cancelled 30.4.1927 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawal from use of aircraft"

Sources:

1. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-EBPZ.pdf
2. http://www.baaa-acro.com/Fiches%20d'accidents/1927/G-EBPZ.htm
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-E3.html
4. https://email.ipage.com/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/82-register-gb-g-eb


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Mar-2011 03:25 Johnny Johnny Added
24-Feb-2014 21:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Feb-2014 21:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Phase, Narrative]

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