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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145860
Last updated: 17 December 2019
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Date:18-JUN-1937
Time:
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-ADXW
C/n / msn: 3439
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lindridge Farm, near Desford, Leicestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Desford, Leicestershire
Destination airport:Desford, Leicestershire
Narrative:
First registered as G-ADXW to Reid & Sigrist Ltd on 9 December 1935. Written off 28 June 1937 when crashed at Lindridge Farm, near Desford, Leicestershire: pilot R.R.Alexander baled out when he lost control of the aircraft. Registration G-ADXW cancelled 2 December 1937 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"

NOTE: Some sources list this aircraft as "written off 12/37", but that refers to the date of the cancellation of the registration, and NOT to the date of the accident

Sources:

1. http://www.leicestershire-aviation.co.uk/1899-1939.html
2. CAA: https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ADXW.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A8.html
4. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/78-register-gb-g-ad


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-May-2012 12:37 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Jan-2017 22:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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