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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202960
Last updated: 14 June 2020
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Date:26-AUG-1933
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
De Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:The Scottish Motor Traction Co Ltd
Registration: G-ACDY
C/n / msn: 3189
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:River Don, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Heston Aerodrome, Heston, Middlesex
Destination airport:Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Narrative:
First registered (C of R 4198) 20.3.33 as G-ACDY to The Scottish Motor Traction Co Ltd., East Fortune Airfield, Edinburgh, Lothian (aircraft based at Heston Aerodrome, Heston, Middlesex at time of registration). C of A 3812 issued April 1933.

G-ACDY had a fairly short life: it was written off (damaged beyond repair) on 26.8.33 when crashed into the River Don, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire, whilst en route from Heston (possibly on delivery flight?). Aircraft was on approach to Doncaster Aerodrome for a refuelling stop en route to East Fortune, Scotland.

Registration G-ACDY cancelled 2.10.33 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"

Sources:

1. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/77-register-gb-g-ac
2. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ACDY.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A4.htmll


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Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Dec-2017 18:03 Dr. John Smith Added

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