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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25128
Last updated: 15 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A504 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro 504K
Owner/operator:Royal Aero Club
Registration: G-EAYB
C/n / msn: H6608
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey (EGCR)
Destination airport:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey (EGCR)
Ex-RAF H6608 (former RAF serial used on the documentation in lieu of any official constructors number). First civil registered 22/07/21 (C of R 724) as G-EAYB to the Aircraft Disposal Co Ltd. Sold on to the Royal Aero Club 24/10/21.

Written off 14/07/23 when crashed at Croydon Airport, London during a training flight. (According to one source, the aircraft was taking part in an air race). Both pilots was killed in the crash.

Registration G-EAYB cancelled 02/07/23 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawal from use of aircraft"


1. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AVIA 5/5/C65:

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
19-Apr-2012 00:26 ryan Updated [Cn, Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
19-Dec-2013 02:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Nov-2017 07:02 Sergey L. Updated [Aircraft type]
14-Mar-2020 22:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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