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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202560
Last updated: 4 October 2020
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Date:03-JUN-1944
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
De Havilland DH.60M Moth
Owner/operator:2 EFTS Royal Air Force (2 EFTS RAF)
Registration: MA949
C/n / msn: 1711
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Jodhpur, Rajasthan -   India
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India (JDH/VIJO)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
DH.60M [Gipsy II] regd G-ABNA [CofR 3229] 10.6.31 to Wing Commander William V. Strugnell, MC, Letchworth, Hertfordshire (aircraft based at Leicester). C of A 3072 issued 17.6.31. Registration cancelled as sold abroad 12.31. Re-registered in India as VT-ACW [C of R 131] 28.12.31 to Montagu Powell Thomas, c/o Bird & Co, Calcutta.

Re-registered [C of R 131/1] 25.3.35 to Sinclair Murray & Co Ltd, Calcutta. Re-registered [C of R 131/2] 3.3.37 to Karachi Aero Club Ltd, Karachi. Impressed into military service as MA949 4.9.42. Operated by No.23 Ferry Control of No.229 Group. Transferred to 2 EFTS, RAF Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed on take-off at RAF Jodhpur, Rajasthan 3.6.44 (still painted as VT-ACW). Struck off charge 9.6.44.

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-ABNA.pdf
4. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/86-register-india
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A3.html
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jodhpur_Airport#History


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Dec-2017 19:18 Dr. John Smith Added
06-Dec-2018 17:53 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]

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