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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202405
Last updated: 13 May 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60G Moth
Owner/operator:45 MU RAF
Registration: AX792
MSN: 1299
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kippen, 9 miles west of Stirling -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Kinloss
Destination airport:RAF Witney, Oxfordshire
DH.60G [Gipsy I] registered as G-ABES [C of R 2803] 2.9.30 to The Hon Henry C.H. Bathurst, Filton (replacement for G-AAHF); later based at Whitchurch, Bristol. C of A 2714 issued 6.9.30. Re-registered [C of R 7966] 1.7.37 to Thomas E Rose-Richards, Woodley Reading, Berkshire. Re-registered [C of R 8889] 19.11.38 to The Worcestershire Flying Club Ltd, Pershore. Withdrawn form use and stored on 4.9.39 when all private civilian flying was prohibited due to the outbreak of war

Registration G-ABES cancelled as sold 9.7.40. Impressed into military service as AX792 18.7.40 at 45 MU Kinloss. Forced landed following engine failure and ran into hedge at Kippen, 9 miles west of Stirling 24.6.41 on ferry flight to DH Witney for major inspection. Struck off charge 4.7.41.



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Revision history:

01-Dec-2017 15:41 Dr. John Smith Added
13-May-2021 20:25 Anon. Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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