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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204837
Last updated: 10 October 2019
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Date:31-JAN-1938
Time:day
Type:Blackburn B.2
Owner/operator:5 E&RFTS Royal Air Force (5 E&RFTS RAF)
Registration: G-AEBI
C/n / msn: 6300/7
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hanworth Aerodrome, Hanworth, Middlesex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hanworth Aerodrome, Hanworth, Middlesex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
First registered [C of R 6677] on 4.2.36 as G-AEBI to North Sea Aerial & General Transport Ltd., Brough Aerodrome, Brough, East Yorkshire. Sold on and re-registered [C of R 7359] on 18.9.36 to Flying Training Ltd., London Air Park, Hanworth Aerodrome, Hanworth, Middlesex. C of A 5340 issued February 1936, and aircraft assigned the Fleet Number "19". Assigned to 5 E&RFTS (Elementary & Reserve Flying Training School), which was operated by Flying Training Ltd, under contract to the Air Ministry.

Written off (destroyed) 31.1.38 Destroyed in collision when struck by landing Hawker Hart K4434, while G-AEBI was taxying, preparing to take off, at Hanworth Aerodrome, Hanworth, Middlesex. Of the two crew, one was killed, one was injured:

Kenneth Jonathan Wild (age 18) killed
Flying Officer Lawrence Edward Chiswell injured

Registration G-AEBI cancelled by the Air Ministry 9.2.38 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"

Sources:

1. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/79-register-gb-g-ae
2. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1939.htm
3. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AEBI.pdf
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A8.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jan-2018 18:58 Dr. John Smith Added
21-Jan-2018 18:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
20-Nov-2018 16:15 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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