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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27956
Last updated: 14 May 2019
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Date:13-MAY-1921
Time:
Type:de Havilland DH.18
Owner/operator:Instone Air Line
Registration: G-EAUF
C/n / msn: 3
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey (EGCR)
Destination airport:Le Bourget, Paris (LBG/LFPB)
Narrative:
Ex-RAF J6900. Registered by 31/07/1920 to Aircraft Transport & Travel Ltd (C of R 554). Later to The Air Council. Re-registered 24/03/1921 to Instone Air Line Ltd and named 'City of Paris'. Between 01/05/1921 and 07/05/1921, completed 19 return flights between Croydon and Paris, carrying a total of 75 passengers. Average journey time 2 hours 45 minutes, with the fastest flight being 2 hours 17 minutes.

Written off 13/05/1921 when crashed on landing at Croydon Airport. Registration G-EAUF cancelled 02/06/1921 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawal from use" of aircraft

Sources:

1. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-E1.html
2. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-EAUF.pdf
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/De_Havilland_DH.18
4. http://www.orpheusweb.co.uk/vicsmith/Accidents/May21.html
5. https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1921/1921


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
16-Feb-2014 21:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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