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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121139
Last updated: 21 October 2019
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Date:22-FEB-1927
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
De Havilland DH.60 Moth
Owner/operator:Newcastle upon Tyne Light Aeroplane Club
Registration: G-EBLY
C/n / msn: 191
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Cramlington Aerodrome, Cramlington, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Cramlington Aerodrome, Cramlington, Northumberland
Destination airport:Cramlington Aerodrome, Cramlington, Northumberland
Narrative:
c/no. 191: DH.60 [Cirrus I] registered G-EBLY [Certificate of Registry 1183] 22.6.25 to The Newcastle-upon-Tyne Light Aeroplane Club Ltd, Cramlington; named "Bernicia" 21.11.25 (upon the official opening of Cramlington Aerodrome). C of A 896 issued 28.9.25 and delivered 7.10.25.

Damaged on landing Cramlington 6.1.26; to DeHavilland at Stag Lane for repairs 13.1.26, returned to owners 26.2.26.

Damaged again when hit fence on take-off from Cramlington 21.11.26; repaired once more at Stag Lane, C of A renewed 21.1.27; returned to owners 22/23.1.27. Written off (damaged beyond repair) due to engine failure on take-off, and crashed into a small-holding at Cramlington, Northumberland, 22.2.27. Registration G-EBLY cancelled 12.5.27 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft".

Sources:

1. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-EBLY.pdf
2. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1927/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-60-moth-in-united-kingdom-7/]
4. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/82-register-gb-g-eb
5. http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C6576566
6. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-E3.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Mar-2011 03:26 Johnny Johnny Added
09-Dec-2011 11:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
12-Aug-2017 21:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2017 21:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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