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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202530
Last updated: 25 November 2019
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Date:28-JAN-1934
Time:day
Type:Comper CLA.7 Swift
Owner/operator:Aircraft Exchange & Mart Ltd
Registration: G-ABJR
C/n / msn: S.31/1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Brooklands Aerodrome, West Byfleet, Weybridge, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Brooklands Aerodrome, Weybridge, Surrey
Destination airport:
Narrative:
First registered as G-ABJR [C of R 3059] 21.3.31 to Flying Officer Cautley Nasmyth-Shaw of Air Log Co Ltd, Heston [the Comper Swift wore "Air-Log" titles]. C of A 3092 issued 23.6.31. Re-registered [C of R 3339] 7.31 to Howard C Mayers, Heston Aerodrome, Heston, Middlesex. Re-registered [C of R 4134] 1.33 to Air Taxis Ltd, Stag Lane. Re-registered [C of R 4540] 7.6.33 to Norman Kilian and operated by East Anglian Aero Club, Abridge, Essex. Re-registered [C of R 4671] on 4.10.33 to Aircraft Exchange & Mart Ltd, Hanworth Aerodrome, Hanworth, Middlesex. C of A lapsed 4.8.33 and not reported as renewed. Sold [but not re-registered] 1.34 to Charles Raymond Shillingford, Brooklands.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 28.1.34 when crashed at Brooklands Aerodrome, West Byfleet, Weybridge, Surrey. Aircraft spun into the ground off slow roll, and the pilot/owner, Charles Raymond Shillingford (aged 29) was killed. Registration G-ABJR cancelled by the Air Ministry 12.34 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"

Sources:

1. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/76-register-gb-g-ab
2. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ABJR.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A2.htmll
4. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1934.htm
5. http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C6576731
6. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/comperswift.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Dec-2017 23:43 Dr. John Smith Added
04-Dec-2017 23:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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