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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18711
Last updated: 8 November 2019
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Date:28-JAN-1933
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH83 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.83 Fox Moth
Owner/operator:Wilhelm M. Omsted
Registration: G-ABZM
C/n / msn: 4018
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, SW of Norwegian coast -   Norway
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Heston Aerodrome, Heston, Middlesex
Destination airport:Oslo, Norway
Narrative:
Registered G-ABZM [C of R 3912] 23.9.32 to The De Havilland Aircraft Co Ltd, Stag Lane, Edgware, Middlesex. C of A 3588 issued 23.9.32. Sold 17.1.33 to Wilhelm M Omsted, Oslo (and registration LN-ABP allotted) but crashed in North Sea 28.1.33 south west of the Norwegian coast, en route Heston to Oslo 23.1.33; Pilot/owner Wilhelm M. Omsted and passenger Lt Sigurd J. Ågenås.

One wing washed up in Norway 2.2.33, but no other trace of the wreckage nor the two occupants was found, who were later considered as deceased.

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh83.pdf
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_LN-.html
3. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/component/content/article/15-aeroplanes/76-register-gb-g-ab
4. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ABZM.pdf
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A4.htmll
6. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p040.html
7. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1933/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-83-fox-moth-in-norway-1-killed/]
8. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Accf1939.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
11-Dec-2011 18:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
08-Jan-2016 17:55 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
18-Sep-2017 19:22 TB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Dec-2017 22:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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