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Last updated: 29 December 2020
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Date:28-MAR-1944
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60G Moth
Owner/operator:12 Elementary Flying Training School Royal Air Force (12 EFTS RAF)
Registration: BB809
C/n / msn: 3477
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:USAAF Stn 582, Warton, Lancashire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Prestwick, Ayrshire
Destination airport:USAAF Stn 582, Warton, Lancashire
Narrative:
First registered (C of R 6523) on 9.12.35 as G-ADYB to Scottish Aviation Ltd., Prestwick, Ayrshire. C of A 5261 issued December 1935. Operated by the Scottish College of Aviation Ltd., at Prestwick.

In 1936, this became 12 E&RFTS (Elementary Reserve & Flying Training School), which was operated by Scottish Aviation Ltd under contract to the Air Ministry. Upon the outbreak ofr war on 3,9,39, the reserve was mobilized, and the unit was renamed 12 EFTS.

Registration G-ADYB cancelled 12.10.40 when impressed into miltary service as BB809. Remained with 12 EFTS at RAF Prestwick.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 28.3.44 when crashed on landing at Warton, Lancashire. During 1942 to 1945 Warton Aerodrome was Base Air Depot No. 2, Station 582 of the U.S. 8th Air Force.

Sources:

1. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/78-register-gb-g-ad
2. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ADYB.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A7.html
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p034.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jan-2018 13:14 Dr. John Smith Added
20-Nov-2018 19:29 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Operator]

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