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Date:07-MAR-1933
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60G Moth
Owner/operator:Surencha C. Mehta
Registration: G-AACM
C/n / msn: 991
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:South Farnborough, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Stag Lane Aerodrome, Edgware, Middlesex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
DH.60G [Gipsy I] registered as G-AACM [C of R 1802] 11.28 to The De Havilland Aircraft Co Ltd, Stag Lane. C of A 1699 issued 20.11.28. Registration cancelled 1.29 as sold. Sold to DH agent, Baron de Skorzewski, Poland; flown on North African tour, departing UK 1.12.28 and arriving Poland 30.4.29 via Stag Lane-Lympne-Abbeville-Paris-Chartres-Bordeaux-Carcassonne-Perpignan-Barcelona-Alicante-Malaga-Casablanca-Marrakech-Casablanca-Fez-Meknes-Oran-Algiers-Bou Saada-Biskra-Tuggurtu Oved-Nefta-Gabes-Zarsis-Tunis-Gabes-Trapani-Catania-Naples-Rome-Pisa-Görz-Venice-Vienna-Krakow-Warsaw-Zbąszyń. The length of the flight was 11,433 km and the flight time was 94 hours.

Re-registered as SP-ACT [C of R 76] 2.5.30 to Baron Bernard de Skorzewski, Poznan. Returned to DeHavilland, Stag Lane 2.32 in part exchange for Moth SP-AHD, c/n 1893. Registration SP-ACT cancelled 4.7.32 as sold.

Registration G-AACM restored [C of R 3850] 12.7.32 and registered to Surencha C. Mehta, Stag Lane. C of A renewed 13.7.32.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed at South Farnborough, Hampshire 7.3.33. Registration G-AACM cancelled 31.5.33 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft".

NOTE: Some sources state the crash location as being "near Maidstone, Kent on 3.5.33" (possible confusion with Farnborough, SW of Oprington in Kent?)

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
2. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AACM.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A.html
4. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/75-register-gb-g-aa
5. http://www.samolotypolskie.pl/samoloty/780/126/De-Havilland-DH-60-Moth2 (Polish text)


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Nov-2017 21:59 Dr. John Smith Added
02-Nov-2017 22:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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