Accident de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth G-ANUE,
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Date:Sunday 7 January 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:Stapleford Flying Group
Registration: G-ANUE
MSN: 83757
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Bons Farm, Stapleford Road, Stapleford Abbotts, Epping Forest, Essex, -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Stapleford Tawney, Abridge, Romford, Essex (EGSG)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth MSN 83757; Taken on charge by the RAF as T7247 at 33 MU RAF Lyneham, Wiltshire 20.8.40. To RAF Digby,Scopwick, Lincolnshire 7.11.40. To 18 EFTS RAF Fairoaks, Chobham, Surrey 20.6.41, later coded "FIS-J". To 18 RFS RAF Fairoaks, Chobham, Surrey 26.6.47, coded "RCT-T". To 22 RFS RAF Teversham, Cambridge 15.6.50. To RAF Ouston, Northumberland 17.7.50. To 9 MU RAF Cosford, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire 1.12.53 for long-term storage pending disposal.

Struck off charge when sold 16.8.54 to Murray Chown Aviation. UK civil registered G-ANUE (C of R R4679/1) 4.8.54 to Clement Murray Chown, t/a Murray Chown Aviation, Thruxton Aerodrome, Thruxton, Andover, Hampshire. Registration cancelled/lapsed 23.9.54 and re-registered (C of R R4679/2) on 27.9.54 to Murray Chown Aviation Ltd, London SW1 (aircraft based at Thruxton, Hampshire). CofA issued 22.10.54. Registration cancelled/lapsed 9.5.55 and re-registered (C of R R4679/3) 24.5.55 to Eric Francis Thurston, John William March & Ronald Charles Hagan, t/a PFA Group No.45, Stapleford Tawney, Abridge, Essex.

Damaged in forced landing Willingale Airfield, Essex 22.6.58; repaired and returned to service. Re-registered 30.6.59 to Stapleford Flying Group, Stapleford Tawney, Abridge, Essex but aircraft record card not updated.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when stalled and crashed on landing Bons Farm, Stapleford Road, Stapleford Abbotts, Epping Forest, Essex, 7.1.62; 2 killed. Regn cld 11.1.62 as destroyed


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Revision history:

06-Jul-2009 02:58 VHKDK Added
25-May-2012 16:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
15-Oct-2013 19:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Nov-2018 16:59 Lucy Pesaro Updated [Total fatalities]
17-Dec-2021 23:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Category]

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