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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191342
Last updated: 17 September 2019
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Date:20-JAN-1935
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60G Moth
Owner/operator:Midland Aero Club
Registration: G-ACOI
C/n / msn: 5072
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Holt Hall Farm, Halfway Cottage, Atherstone Road, Warwickshire. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Castle Bromwich, Warwickshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
DH Moth Major registered as G-ACOI [C of R 4898] 29.3.34 to The Midland Aero Club Ltd, Castle Bromwich. C of A 4260 issued 14.4.34; delivered 19.4.34.

Substantially damaged 20.1.1935 in forced landing in bad weather at Holt Hall Farm, Halfway Cottage, Atherstone Road, Warwickshire. Pilot Dr. Talbot Dance, injured, passenger Mrs D.J. Johnson killed. Aircraft presumably repaired, as registration G-ACOI not cancelled until 8.8.1940. (Although all private flying was not allowed after the outbreak of war on 3.9.1939).

Sold 8.8.40 to W.S.Shackleton Ltd, Piccadilly, London W1. Sold to India and re-registered in November 1940 as VT-ANL to Government of India. Registration VT-ANL cancelled 20.6.42; probably impressed locally into military service.

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1937.htm
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A5.html
3. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ACOI.pdf
4. http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C6576766
5. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/86-register-india
6. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Nov-2016 15:29 Dr.John Smith Added
15-Nov-2016 15:30 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]
15-Nov-2016 19:44 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]
19-Nov-2016 17:14 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Sep-2017 00:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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