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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25128
Last updated: 17 November 2019
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Date:14-JUN-1923
Time:
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: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey (EGCR)
Destination airport:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey (EGCR)
Narrative:
Ex-RAF H6608 (former RAF serial used on the CAA documentation in lieu of any official constructors number). First civil registered 22/07/21 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"

Sources:

1. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/81-register-gb-g-eb
2. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-EAYB.pdf
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20121017035625/http://baaa-acro.com/Fiches%20d%27accidents/1923/G-EAYB.htm
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-E2.html
5. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1920s-Royal-Aero-Club-Avro-504k-G-EAYB-Crashed-in-Race1922-Croydon-7cm-by-4-5-/261350155377


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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]

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