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Last updated: 10 November 2020
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Date:29-MAR-1937
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:Reid & Sigrist Ltd
Registration: G-AECG
C/n / msn: 3488
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Desford, Leicestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Desford, Leicestershire
Destination airport:Desford, Leicestershire
Narrative:
First regsitered [C of R 6724] on 21.2.36 as G-AECG to Reid & Sigrist Ltd., New Malden, Surrey (aircraft based at Desford, Leicestershire). One of a batch of four Tiger Moths (G-AECG to G-AECJ) all registered to Reid & Sigrist on this date. C of A 5332 issued February 1936.

Written off 29.3.37 when crashed on take off from Desford, Leicestershire. Registration G-AECG cancelled 1.12.37 due to "destruction of aircraft or permanently withdrawn from use"

NOTE: Several sources quote G-AECG as "written off 1.12.37". However, this refers to the date that the registration was cancelled, and not the actual date of the accident

Sources:

1. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AECG.pdf
2. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/79-register-gb-g-ae
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A8.html
4. http://www.leicestershire-aviation.co.uk/1899-1939.html
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p034.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-May-2012 12:27 Dr. John Smith Added
21-Jan-2018 21:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
21-Jan-2018 22:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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