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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202213
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Date:24-APR-1941
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:Linton-on-Ouse SF Royal Air Force (Linton-on-Ouse SF RAF)
Registration: BD166
C/n / msn: 1237
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Linton-on-Ouse, North Yorkshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Linton-on-Ouse, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
DH.60G [Gipsy I] registered as G-AAWR [C of R 2513] 2.5.30 to Major Charles EM Pickthorne, Brooklands, Weybridge, Surrey. C of A 2506 issued 17.5.30. Registered [C of R 3033] 2.31 to Eric J Brighton, t/a Midland Air Services, Castle Bromwich, Staffordshire. Re-registered [C of R 4576] 29.6.33 to Ernest Batchelor, Leicester. Operated [by January 1935] by Yorkshire Aviation Services Ltd, Newton House, Leeming.

Crashed North Rigton, Yorkshire 1.1.35; pilot TC Pick slightly injured. Repaired and C of A renewed 18.2.37; delivered 2.37 to Commander Charles W Croxford RN [of Yorkshire Aviation Services Country Club Ltd], Newton House, Leeming, North Yorskhire. Re-registered [C of R 8251] 6.12.37 to Yorkshire Aviation Services Country Club Ltd, York Municipal Aerodrome (later RAF Linton-on-Ouse). Withdrawn from use and stored 4.9.39 when all private civilian flying was prohibited due to the outbreak of war.

Registration G-AAWR cancelled 6.8.40 as sold. Impressed into military service as BD166, 11.8.40 at RAF Linton-on-Ouse, North Yorkshire. Damaged 29.4.41 whilst taxying at Linton-on-Ouse. To DeHavilland at Witney, Oxfordshire, 2.5.41 for inspection and possibly repairs, but not repaired and Struck Off Charge 20.5.41 and "reduced to produce" (=scrapped)

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
2. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/75-register-gb-g-aa
3. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AAWR.pdf
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A1.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Nov-2017 13:02 Dr. John Smith Added
25-Nov-2018 16:32 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
05-Nov-2019 10:40 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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