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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145258
Last updated: 20 October 2019
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Date:06-JAN-1948
Time:20:36
Type:Percival Proctor 5
Owner/operator:G.J. Dawson
Registration: G-AHWP
C/n / msn: Ae.69
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:English Channel, off Margate, Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:International Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Zurich, Switzerland
Destination airport:Stansted, Essex (STN)
Narrative:
Out of fuel, could not make Manston. Poor visibility, possible navigation fault, or error with instruments. (May also have mistaken distress flares from a ship in trouble with flares from Manston).

Sources:

http://sussexhistoryforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=1153.0
http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AHWP.pdf
https://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?112651-A-Proctor-mystery
Ministry of Civil Aviation file held at the National Archives, file number BT 217/2422.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Apr-2012 01:05 niccoleman Added
09-Dec-2012 12:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Jan-2014 16:12 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
16-Jan-2014 19:27 TB Updated [Damage]
12-Jul-2019 15:53 A.J.Scholten Updated [Cn]

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