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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 221729
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:31-MAY-1923
Time:day
Type:Bristol Type 81 Puma Trainer
Owner/operator:Bristol Aeroplane Co Ltd
Registration: G-EBFR
C/n / msn: 6239
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Yeovil Aerodrome, Yeovil, Somerset -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Filton Aerodrome, Filton, Bristol, Gloucestershire
Destination airport:Yeovil Aerodrome, Yeovil, Somerset
Narrative:
31.5.23: Bristol Type 81 Puma Trainer G-EBFR, Bristol Aeroplane Co. Ltd. First registered 19.4.23 (C of R 956). Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed on landing, Yeovil Aerodrome, Yeovil. Somerset. Pilot - Flying Officer Arthur Stuart Keep MC (Westland test pilot, aged 31) - was injured. Registration G-EBFR cancelled 25.7.23 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"

Note: Most published sources gibe the fate of Bristol Puma G-EBFR as "crashed Filton, Bristol 6.23"

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Accmisc.htm
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-E2.html
3. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-EBFR.pdf
4. http://www.afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/82-register-gb-g-eb


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Feb-2019 02:56 Dr. John Smith Added

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