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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 405
Last updated: 22 March 2019
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Date:10-MAY-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60G III Moth
Owner/operator:NV Nationale Luchtvaart School
Registration: PH-ART
C/n / msn: 5003
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ypenburg, Den Haag -   Netherlands
Phase: Standing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Ypenburg, Netherlands (EHYP)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
DH.60GIII: registered G-ABVW [CofR 3703] 4.32 to The De Havilland Aircraft Co. Ltd, Stag Lane. CofA 3517 issued 28.6.32. Fitted with Gipsy IIIA [Gipsy Major] and modified to single-seat racer status for Kings Cup Air Race 7.32; entered by Lord Wakefield of Hythe and flown by Capt Hubert Broad.

Re-registered [C of R 3884] 4.7.32 to Miss Amy Johnson, Stag Lane; named "Jason 4" (and supplied via Phillips & Powis). Regd [C of R 4493] 9.5.33 to Laurence Lipton, Stag Lane (later Hatfield). Reverted to Gipsy III [31.7.33]. Winner Siddeley Trophy 7.34; London - Newcastle Air Race 11.8.34 and Folkestone Trophy 14.9.35. Registered [C of R 7174] 10.7.36 to Lt Richard H.N. Graham, Woodley.

Registration cancelled as sold abroad 2.8.37. Registered in Holland as PH-ART [C of R 286] 5.8.37 to NV Nederlandsche Instituut voor Zweefvliegen, Ypenburg. Re-registered 3.6.39 to NV Nationale Luchtvaart School, Ypenburg. Registration cancelled as lapsed 4.6.40 - presumably destroyed during invasion. Some sources state destroyed in German bombing raid on Ypenburg on or shortly after 10.5.40

Sources:

1. http://www.orpheusweb.co.uk/vicsmith/OldAccs/May40.html
2. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ABVW.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A3.html
4. http://home.deds.nl/~vliegveldypenburg/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jan-2008 10:00 ASN archive Added
10-Dec-2011 16:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
21-Jan-2014 02:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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