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Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Date:16-DEC-1939
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:14 Elementary Flying Training School Royal Air Force (14 EFTS RAF)
Registration: K4283
C/n / msn: 3279
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1/2 mile West of Ansty, Coventry, Warwickshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Elmdon, Brimingham
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Delivered to the RAF as 20 ERFTS, Gravesend 30.9.37. Transferred to 14 EFTS, RAF Elmdon, Birmingham 15.10.39

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when force landed and hit hedge half a mile West of Ansty, Coventry, Warwickshire 12.11.39. Not repaired, Struck off charge 16.12.39 as Cat.E. Names of the two crew not yet traced, but there were no reports of any fatalities or serious injuries.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976)
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p032.html
3. http://www.aviationarchaeology.org.uk/marg/crashes1930s.htm
4. http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=K4283


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-May-2019 00:29 Dr. John Smith Added
25-May-2019 12:16 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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