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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 66450
Last updated: 11 March 2020
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Date:28-JUL-1962
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:Wiltshire School of Flying Ltd
Registration: G-AKGF
C/n / msn: 85916
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Thruxton Aerodrome, Andover, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Thruxton Aerodrome, Andover, Hampshire (EGHO)
Destination airport:Thruxton Aerodrome, Andover, Hampshire (EGHO)
Narrative:
Ex-RAF Tiger Moth DF180. Civil registered (C of R 11894/1) as G-AKGF 16/9/47. C of A 9809 issued September 1947. Sold on and re-registered five times between September 1947 and October 1959 as follows:

19/9/47: First registered (C of R 11894/1; C of A 9809) to W.A.Rollason Ltd., London SW.1 (aircraft based at Croydon)
23/3/48: Registration cancelled/lapsed upon sale
15/4/48: Sold on and re-registered (C of R 11894/2, later R2251/2) to the Trustees of the London Transport (Central Buses) Sports Association Flying Club. Air Ministry record card also amended the c/no. from DF180 (the former RAF Serial number) to 85916 (the official DeHavilland c/no.)
27/8/51: Registration cancelled/lapsed upon sale
28/8/51: Sold on and re-registered (C of R R2251/3) to Trustees of the London Transport Sports Association Flying Club. (Slight Change of name, and change of Trustees responsible)
19/7/54: Registration cancelled/lapsed upon sale
20/7/54: Sold on and re-registered (C of R R2251/4) to Trustees of the London Transport (Central Road Services) Sports Association Flying Club. (Slight Change of name, and change of Trustees responsible. New Trustees also appointed from 2/10/57, and again on 22/5/59)
24/9/59: Registration cancelled/lapsed upon sale
9/10/59: Sold on and re-registered (C of R R2251/5) to Wiltshire School of Flying Ltd., Thruxton, Andover, Hampshire
28/7/62: Crashed into a field near Thruxton, Hampshire
31/8/62: Registration G-AKGW cancelled as "destroyed"

Sources:

1. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p859.html
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AKGF-1.pdf
3. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AKGF-2.pdf
4. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/registration/G-AKGF
5. http://sussexhistoryforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=15915.0
6. G-AKGF at Thruxton in 1958: https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1514712
7. G-AKGF at Lasham 13/5/61: https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1037427
8. G-AKGF at Thruxton 21/7/61: https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1596759
9. G-AKGF at Thruxton in May 1962: https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1063277


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jul-2009 22:34 VHKDK Added
20-Apr-2012 10:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Mar-2020 17:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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