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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203066
Last updated: 16 September 2019
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Date:20-JAN-1934
Time:day
Type:Miles M.2 Hawk
Owner/operator:Man Mohan Singh
Registration: G-ACKW
C/n / msn: 12
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Griselles, near Montargis -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey (EGCR)
Destination airport:Cape Town, South Africa
Narrative:
Miles M.2 Hawk (c/n 12) registered as G-ACKW 18.10.33 (C of R 4822) to Frederick George Miles, Woodley Aerodrome, Woodley, Reading, Berkshire. Sold on and re-registered (still as G-ACKW) on 11.1.34 to Man Mohan Singh, West Croydon, Surrey (aircraft remained based at Woodley Aerodrome, Reading, Berkshire). Indian registration VT-AES allocated early 1934. Not officially taken up as aircraft crashed into trees at Griselles, near Montargis, France 20.1.34 on Croydon-Cape Town flight (pilot/owner Man Mohan Singh injured).

Registration G-ACKW cancelled by the Air Ministry 2.12.36 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft". Reserved/allocated Indian registration VT-AES re-allocated to DH.84 Dragon (c/n 6065) which was registered on 28.5.34 (C of R 225) to Indian National Airways Ltd, Dehli.

Sources:

1. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/77-register-gb-g-ac
2. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ACKW.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A4.htmll
4. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/vt-aaa.pdf
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_VT-.html
6. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/86-register-india


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2017 22:26 Dr. John Smith Added
17-Dec-2017 22:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
17-Dec-2017 22:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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