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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25246
Last updated: 27 November 2019
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Date:28-NOV-1921
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A504 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro 504K
Owner/operator:Aircraft Disposal Co Ltd
Registration: G-EAZF
C/n / msn: "H7426"
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey (EGCR)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-RAF Avro 504K H7426 (former RAF serial used by the CAA documentation in lieu of any official constructors number). Sold to Belgium for military use by the Belgian Air Force, but civil registered as G-EAZF 08.11.21 to the Aircraft Disposal Co Ltd., for test and delivery flights.

Written off 28.11.21 when stalled and crashed shortly after take off from Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey, whilst in a pre-delivery test flight. Both crew killed.

Sources:

1. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/81-register-gb-g-ea
2. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-EAZF.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-E2.html
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1921/archives/crash-of-an-avro-504-in-croydon-2-killed-2/]
5. http://www.orpheusweb.co.uk/vicsmith/Accidents/Nov21.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
18-Dec-2013 22:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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