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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191356
Last updated: 25 October 2019
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Date:28-MAR-1935
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60M Moth
Owner/operator:Brooklands Flying Club
Registration: G-AALX
C/n / msn: 1410
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Croydon Airport, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey (EGCR)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 28 March 1935, Major B.S. Benning was struck by propeller when starting up without chocks. He died in hospital the next day.

Sources:

1. "Flight" Magazine April 4, 1935 at https://www.flightglobal.com/FlightPDFArchive/1935/1935%20-%200768.PDF
2. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1937.htm
3. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17884-RAF-fatalities-1935
4. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Nov-2016 23:44 Dr.John Smith Added
19-Nov-2016 16:41 TB Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Sep-2017 20:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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