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Last updated: 20 March 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
De Havilland DH.60M Moth
Owner/operator:2 (O) Advanced Flying Unit Royal Air Force (2 (O) AFU RAF)
Registration: X5051
C/n / msn: 1657
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Millom, Cumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF Millom, Cumberland
Destination airport:
DH.60M [Gipsy I]; Taken on charge as K1907 30.3.31 at RAF Kenley, Surrey. Issued to Station Flight, RAF Mildenhall 11.4.31. To 99 Squadron, RAF Mildenhall 12.4.35. To Station Flight, RAF Mildenhall (again, by 31.1.38). To 5 FTS, RAF Sealand 2.8.38 (for disposal). Struck off charge as sold 26.8.38.

Civil registered [C or R 8961] as G-AFMY on 16.1.39 to Midland Bank Flying Club Ltd, Chigwell, Essex (at Horton Kirby with effect from July 1939). C of A issued 18.1.39 (fitted with Gipsy II engine).

Registration cancelled by Secretary of State 12.2.40. Impressed into military service as X5051 from 12.2.40 and issued to 10 MU Hullavington. To 2 Air Observers School, RAF Millom, Cumberland 10.6.41. Renamed as 2(O) AFU in February 1942.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when damaged in forced landing with engine failure after take-off RAF Millom, Cumberland 19.5.42. Struck off charge 6.6.42.



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Revision history:

15-Feb-2018 17:46 Dr. John Smith Added
27-Nov-2018 20:44 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]

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