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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208880
Last updated: 17 July 2019
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Date:27-FEB-1936
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
De Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:Airwork School of Flying Ltd
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Inchinnan, near Abbotsinch, Renfrewshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Abbotsinch, Glasgow
Destination airport:
Narrative:
De Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth, Airwork Ltd, Abbotsinch: Written off (destroyed) 27/2/36 when lost control and spun into the ground at Inchinnan, near Abbotsinch, Renfrewshire (at approximate co ordinates 55.8917N 4.4386W). Pilot - Anthony Gill (aged 22) - killed. According to the official Air Ministry announcement in "Flight" magazine (March 5, 1936 page 262 - see link #2)

"FLYING ACCIDENTS
It is also announced that Anthony Gill, pilot under training for the Royal Air Force, lost his life as the result of an aircraft accident which occurred at Abbotsinch, Scotland, on February 27."

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1937.htm
2. https://www.flightglobal.com/FlightPDFArchive/1936/1936%20-%200601.PDF
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inchinnan


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06-Apr-2018 13:02 Dr. John Smith Added

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