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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233891
Last updated: 11 March 2020
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Date:16-JAN-1947
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
De Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:Cambridge Aero Club
Registration: G-AHXO
C/n / msn: 86149
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:King's Farm Cottage, Mare Hill, Pulborough, West Sussex -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Cambridge
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-RAF Tiger Moth EM966: First civil registered (C of R 10435/1; C of A 8157) 22/7/46 as G-AHXO to the Cambridge Aero Club, Cambridge.

Written off (destroyed) 16/1/47 when crashed at King's Farm Cottage, Mare Hill, Pulborough, West Sussex. Contemporary newspaper reports state that the pilot, a Mr. R. North, baled out and was uninjured.

Registration G-AHXO cancelled by the Air Ministry next day (17/1/47) due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"

Sources:

1. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AHXO.pdf
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p861.html
3. http://sussexhistoryforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=15912.0
4. Photo of wreckage (West Sussex Record Office Ref. No. Garland N27549): https://www.sussexpictures.co.uk/west-sussex-record-office/george-garland/crashed-aeroplane-january-1947-10879163.html


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11-Mar-2020 19:25 Dr. John Smith Added

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