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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204416
Last updated: 9 January 2020
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Date:01-JUL-1938
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:Royal Air Force Flying Club (Egypt Branch)
Registration: G-ADSI
C/n / msn: 3423
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Heliopolis, Almaza, NE of Cairo -   Egypt
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:RAF Heliopolis, Alamza, Egypt
Destination airport:
Narrative:
First registered (C of R 6276) on 11.9.35 as G-ADSI to the Royal Air Force Flying Club, Hatfield, Hertfordshire. C of A 5070 issued September 1935. Officially - as per Air Ministry records - G-ADSI was based at Hatfield, Hertfordshire. However, soon transferred to Heliopolis, Egypt for use by the RAF Flying Club Egypt Branch.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 1.7.38 when crashed on take off from RAF Heliopolis, Almaza, north east of Cairo, Egypt. Registration G-ADSI cancelled by the Air Ministry 19.11.38 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"

Sources:

1. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/78-register-gb-g-ad
2. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ADSI.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A7.html
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p034.html
5. Taking Off: Memories of de Havilland at Hatfield By Hatfield Local History Society
6. http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C748621


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