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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191353
Last updated: 9 October 2019
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Date:17-MAR-1935
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.85 Leopard Moth
Owner/operator:Wrightson Air Hire
Registration: G-ACSG
C/n / msn: 7066
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Heston Aerodrome, Heston, Middlesex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Heston Aerodrome, Heston, Middlesex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
First registered (C of R 5039) on 12.7.34 as G-ACSG to Wrightson Air Hire Ltd., Heston Aerodrome, Heston, Middlesex. C of A 4031 issued July 1934.

Substantially damaged 17.3.1935: Spun into the ground after take-off from Heston Aerodrome, Heston, Middlesex. All three persons on board were killed: Flying Officer Alfred Lindsay Gordon Hatrick (pilot, aged 24), Miss Margaret Mary E Collins (passenger aged 22) and Gerald Beaumont Vessey (passenger, 23).

Sold on and re-registered (C of R 6307) on 17.9.35 to John W. Adamson, John Street, Sunderland, County Durham (aircraft based at Leeming, North Yorkshire).

Presumably repaired/rebuilt as re-registered 25.4.36 (C of R 282) to Indian Air Survey & Transport Ltd, Dum Dum, Calcutta as VT-AHO. UK Registration G-ASCG cancelled 2.8.1936 as sold abroad. Re-registered in 1949 (on C of N) to Air Survey Co of India Ltd, Dum Dum, Calcutta. Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed near Ranchi, Jharkhand, India and registration cancelled 22.9.58

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-ACSG.pdf
4. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/77-register-gb-g-ac
5. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/vt-aaa.pdf
6. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p070.html
7. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_VT-.html
8. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/86-register-india


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Nov-2016 22:45 Dr.John Smith Added
19-Nov-2016 16:32 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Sep-2017 01:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Dec-2017 22:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
05-Apr-2018 17:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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