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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206367
Last updated: 10 June 2019
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Date:28-AUG-1942
Time:
Type:Stinson SR-10C Reliant
Owner/operator:24 Squadron Royal Air Force (24 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W7978
C/n / msn: 5904
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Hendon, Middlesex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Hendon, Middlesex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Apparently first registered in Czechoslavkia as OK-ATZ in 1939. First registered in the UK [C of v.183] on 21.6.39 as G-AFRS to Brian Allen Aviation Ltd., London Air Park, Feltham, Middlesex. Intended to be delivered to the Netherlands in August 1939, and a Request for Certificate of Registration and Certificate of Airworthiness by K. de Geus van den Heuvel in Brussels taken up with the Netherlands authorities on 5.7.39. However, not delivered, despite UK registration cancelled/lapsed 13.7.39.

Registration G-AFRS reinstated 15.7.39 to Marshall's Flying School Ltd., Cambridge (aircraft based at Tecersham, Cambridge). Civil registration G-AFRS cancelled 27.2.40 when impressed into military service as W7978. Issued to 24 Squadron, RAF Hendon.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 28.8.42 when crashed at RAF Hendon, Middlesex.

Sources:

1. http://www.cs-letectvi.cz/imatrikulace/stinson-sr-10-c-reliant-ok-atz-id-b471
2. http://www.hdekker.info/registermap/TWEEDE.htm
3. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/80-register-gb-g-af
4. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AFRS.pdf
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A11.html
6. https://www.gonzoaviation.com/clanok/dopravne-lietadlo-stinson-ok-atz
7. http://www.vrtulnik.cz/ww2/slovac.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Feb-2018 13:11 Dr. John Smith Added
17-Oct-2018 06:11 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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