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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206105
Last updated: 29 January 2020
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Date:01-AUG-1944
Time:day
Type:Miles M.11A Whitney Straight
Owner/operator:271 Squadron Royal Air Force (271 Sqn RAF)
Registration: BD168
C/n / msn: 306
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Thruxton, Andover, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Odiham, Hampshire
Destination airport:Thruxton Airfield, Andover, Hampshire (EGHO)
Narrative:
Miles M.11A Whitney Straight, with c/n 306, received its C of A in Belgium as OO-UMK on 3.2.37 which was issued to M.Camille Gutt. On 27.7.38 it was sold and re-registered in the UK [C of R 8679] to Airwork Ltd., Heston as G-AFJJ (as part exchange for the Miles Monarch OO-UMK). C of A 5778 issued August 1938.

Civil registration G-AFJJ cancelled on 23.8.40 when the aircraft was impressed as BD168 for 271 Squadron RAF and damaged beyond repair in a forced landing at Thruxton, near Andover, Hampshire on 1.8.44.

Sources:

1. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/80-register-gb-g-af
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AFJJ.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A11.html
4. http://www.belgian-wings.be/Webpages/Navigator/Photos/CivilPics/civil_pics_ootaa_oozzz/miles_m.11a_whitney_straight_ooumk.htm
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_OO-.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Feb-2018 22:29 Dr. John Smith Added
11-Nov-2018 13:27 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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