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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25182
Last updated: 11 December 2019
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Date:31-MAR-1920
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic A504 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro 504K
Owner/operator:Handley Page Ltd.(regd owners)
Registration: G-EAHW
C/n / msn: PL6111
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Southwark Park, Rotherhithe, London -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Photo/air-to-air
Departure airport:Cricklewood, London
Destination airport:Biggin Hill, Kent (BQH/EGKB)
Narrative:
Ex-RAF E3364; civil registered as G-EAHW 07/08/1919. Operated by Aerofilms Ltd (leased from Handley Page). Written off 31/03/1920 when ditched into the boating lake at Southwark Park, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London. Aircraft left Cricklewood for Biggin Hill for an aerial photography mission on behalf of Aerofilms Ltd. En route, pilot encountered technical problems and elected to make an emergency landing in Southwark Park. While both occupants were uninjured, aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Civil registration G-EAHW cancelled in August 1921

Sources:

1. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-EAHW.pdf
2. http://britainfromabove.org.uk/node/69697/feed
3. http://www.goldenyears.ukf.net/home.htm
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southwark_Park
5. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1920/archives/crash-of-an-avro-504-in-united-kingdom-15/]
http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/81-register-gb-g-ea
http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-E.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
02-May-2013 21:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
14-Jul-2014 06:40 harro Updated [Embed code]
06-Jul-2017 17:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
30-Oct-2017 17:38 Sergey L. Updated [Aircraft type, Source]

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