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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:British Air Transport Ltd
Registration: G-ABEP
C/n / msn: 1292
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:English Channel en route from St Inglevert to Lympne -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Saint-Inglevert Airfield, Saint-Inglevert, Pas-de-Calais, France
Destination airport:Lympne Airport, Lympne, Kent (EGMK)
Narrative:
DH.60G [Gipsy I] registered as G-ABEP [C of R 2799] 1.9.30 to The Henderson Aviation Bureau Ltd, Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey. C of A 2708 issued 4.9.30. Re-registered [C of R 2973] 1.31 to Capt Allan A.H. Charles, of and remained operated by, The Henderson Aviation Bureau, Croydon.

Badly damaged in night-time crash Titsey Hill, Tatsfield, Surrey 27.5.31; repaired. Company reformed 5.31 as and re-registered [C of R 3431] 15.9.31 to British Air Transport Ltd, Croydon.

Witten off (destroyed) when engine failed and aircraft ditched into the English Channel 7.3.33, while en route from St Inglevert to Lympne, Kent; pilot Capt C.E.G Penny and pupil pilot under instruction G.P. Harrington picked up by Dutch steamer "Vespa" but aircraft sank.

Registration G-ABEP cancelled 2.3.33 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
2. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/76-register-gb-g-ab
3. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ABEP.pdf
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A2.htmll
5. http://www.orpheusweb.co.uk/vicsmith/Accidents/May31.html
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint-Inglevert_Airfield#Between_the_wars
7. "Aeroplane in the Channel". The Times (46387). London. 8 March 1933. col E, p. 14.


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