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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205491
Last updated: 23 April 2020
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Date:21-JUN-1937
Time:day
Type:Miles M.11A Whitney Straight
Owner/operator:Lt the Hon Thomas Sharon Fermor-Hesketh
Registration: G-AETB
C/n / msn: 310
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cires-les-Mello, near Beauvais, Oise, Picardy -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Beauvais–Tillé Airport (BVA/LFOB)
Destination airport:Brooklands Aerodrome, Weybridge, Surrey
Narrative:
First registered [C of R 7628] on 13.3.37 to Lt the Hon Thomas Sharon Fermor-Hesketh, London W.1 (aircraft based at Brooklands Aerodrome, West Byfleet, Weybridge, Surrey). C of A 5795 issued March 1937.

Written off (destroyed) 21.6.37 when crashed at Cires-les-Mello, near Beauvais, Oise, Picardy, France. Both persons on board were killed:

Lt the Hon Thomas Sharon Fermor-Hesketh (pilot/owner, aged 26)
2nd Lt Benjamin Alexander Ludford-Astley (passenger, aged 22)

Registration G-AETB cancelled 2.12.37 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"

Sources:

1. http://www.afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/79-register-gb-g-ae
2. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AETB.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A9.html
4. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Accf1939.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Feb-2018 22:48 Dr. John Smith Added
01-Feb-2018 22:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
13-Apr-2019 21:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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