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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205540
Last updated: 9 May 2020
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Date:31-MAY-1940
Time:day
Type:Miles M.11A Whitney Straight
Owner/operator:24 Squadron Royal Air Force (24 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W7422
C/n / msn: 315
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Le Bourget Airport, Paris -   France
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:LeBourget Airport, Paris, France (LBG/LFPB)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
First registered [C of R 7703] on 3.3.37 as G-AEUY to R.E. Gardner, Hamsey Green, Warlingham, Surrey. C of A 5999 issued March 1937. Sold on and re-registered [C of R 8134] on 121037 to Sir Alfred Beit, London EC.2 (aircraft based at Heston Aerodrome, Heston, Middlesex].

Civil registration G-AEUY cancelled 5.3.40 when impressed into military service as W7422. Issued to 24 Squadron, RAF Hendon, Middlesex.

Written off (destroyed) 31.5.40 when abandoned at Le Bourget Airport, Paris. Presumed destroyed by enemy action on this date or soon after.

Sources:

1. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/79-register-gb-g-ae
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AEUY.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A9.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Feb-2018 21:56 Dr. John Smith Added
17-Oct-2018 06:19 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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