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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206315
Last updated: 8 October 2019
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Date:30-JAN-1948
Time:
Type:De Havilland DH.94 Moth Minor
Owner/operator:Michael Henry Woodward
Registration: G-AFPO
C/n / msn: 94052
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location: -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey (EGCR)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
First registered [C of R 9026] on 19.7.39 as G-AFPO to Albert Roger Senior, Sheffield, South Yorkshire (aircraft based at Firbeck, South Yorkshire). C of A 6703 issued July 1939.

Withdrawn from use and stored in the Sheffield area from 4.9.39 when all private civilian flying was prohibited due to outbreak of WW II. Civil registration G-AFPO cancelled 13.10.42 when impressed into military service as HM544.

Registration G-AFPO restored [C of R 9026/2] on 26.1.46 to John Vincent Rushton, Kingswinford, Staffordshire (aircraft based at Wallsall Municpal Aerodrome, Wallsall, Staffordshire). Sold on and re-registered [C of R 9026/3] on 23.9.46 to Angus Carnegie, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire (aircraft based at Panshangar, Hertfordshire). Registration cancelled/lapsed 15.11.47. Sold on and re-registered [C of R 9026/4] 25.11.47 to Michael Henry Woodward, Ifield, Sussex

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 30.1.48 when crashed in France. Registration G-AFPO formally cancelled by the Air Ministry 27.5.48 as "aircraft destroyed"

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-AFPO.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A11.html
4. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1456932
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p940.html


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18-Feb-2018 20:51 Dr. John Smith Added

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