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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20954
Last updated: 4 July 2019
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Date:02-MAR-1926
Time:
Type:Sopwith Gnu
Owner/operator:Lloyds Commercial Aircraft Co
Registration: G-EADB
C/n / msn: W/O 2976/1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Horley, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Brooklands, Byfleet, Weybridge, Surrey
Destination airport:
Narrative:
First registered 20.5.19 as K-136 (in the early pre-"G-" register). Registered as G-EADB 1.7.19. Variously owned by Sopwith Aviation & Engineering Co Ltd, E.A.D Eldridge, J.R. King, Byfleet, Southern Counties Aviation Co, and finally, from 19.2.26, Lloyds Commercial Aircraft Co (whose registered office was at 124 Baker Street, London NW1, but the aircraft was usually based at Brooklands Aerodrome, Byfleet, Weybridge, Surrey.)

Written off 2.3.26 when stalled on approach to field and dived into the ground at Horley, Surrey

Sources:

1. photo of accident: https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1274795/
2. https://www.flickr.com/photos/flyboy2/8290564349/
3. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-EADB.pdf
4. http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C6576554
5. http://flyingmachines.ru/Site2/Crafts/Craft30101.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jun-2008 00:36 JINX Added
13-Dec-2013 22:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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