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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27947
Last updated: 19 December 2019
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Date:03-AUG-1920
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A504 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro 504K
Owner/operator:North Sea Aerial Navigation Company
Registration: G-EAGV
C/n / msn: H6598
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Oliver's Mount, Scarborough, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Brough, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
This aircraft was built to contract 35a/2053/C2331 by the Humber Motor Co Ltd at Coventry as a military aircraft and given the serial number H6598 but immediately declared 'surplus to requirements' and sold to The North Sea Aerial Navigation Co Ltd, Leeds on 14th July 1919.

It was registered to them as G-EAGV on 31st July 1919 with it's Certificate of Airworthiness being issued on either 16th July 1919 or 2nd August 1919 (these dates vary between two written texts), this was later re-newed in July 1920. It suffered its Cat.W/FA accident on 3rd August 1920: this aircraft crashed in a forced landing on Oliver's Mount, Scarborough having suffered engine problems. The pilot escaped injury and the aircraft was badly damaged.

Pilot - Mr Reginald Watson Kenworthy (Blackburn test pilot), uninjured. 2 Passengers - Names unknown, uninjured

At the time of the accident it is believed that the aircraft was being operated by Northern Air Transport Ltd based at Brough. Its registration was cancelled in September 1920.

Sources:

http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/planes/ryedale/eagv.html
http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-EAGV.pdf
http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-E.html
http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/81-register-gb-g-ea


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
06-Oct-2012 20:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
01-Nov-2017 06:26 Sergey L. Updated [Cn, Source]

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