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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200862
Last updated: 25 July 2019
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Date:02-MAR-1931
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A504 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro 504K
Owner/operator:Wight Aviation Ltd
Registration: G-AAFT
C/n / msn: J8379
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Shanklin, Isle of Wight -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Shanklin, Isle of Wight
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-RAF Avro 504K J8379 (former RAF serial used in lieu of a c/no on Air Ministry records). First registered (C of A 1908/C of A 1972) 23.3.29 to A.B. Forsyth, Romford, Essex. Sold on (and re-registered) to Inland Flying Services Ltd, Maylands, Essex on 6.5.29. In April 1930, the business moved to the Isle of Wight and became Wight Aviation Ltd and ultimately Portsmouth, Southsea & IoW Aviation Ltd.

Written off when crashed (damaged beyond repair) 2.9.31 at Shanklin, Isle of Wight

Sources:

1. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AAFT.pdf
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A.html
3. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/75-register-gb-g-aa
4. http://www.nwamuseum.co.uk/WEST%20ESSEX%20AIRFIELDS.pdf
5. http://wight.hampshireairfields.co.uk/iowc.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Nov-2017 22:47 Dr. John Smith Added

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