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Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:05-MAR-1936
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:7 ERFTS opf Reid & Sigrist Ltd
Registration: G-ADPD
MSN: 3394
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Desford, Leicestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:RAF Desford, Leicestershire
Destination airport:RAF Desford, Leicestershire
Narrative:
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth MSN3394 (Gipsy Major #8288): Registered as G-ADPD [C of R 6222] 24.9.35 to Reid & Sigrist Ltd and operated by 7 ERFTS RAF Desford, Licestershire. C of A 5124 issued 19.11.35.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when spun into the ground from 200 feet and crashed near Desford, Leicestershire 24.3.36. Registration G-ADPD cancelled 2 November 1936 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of the aircraft".

The remains were returned to DH and remanufactured as G-AEID c/n 3498, which was written off in a later, separate, accident on 27.9.40 (which see)

Sources:

1. http://leicestershire-aviation.co.uk/aircraft-crashes-force-landings-in-leicestershire/
2. https://air-britain.com/pdfs/production-lists/DH82.pdf
3. https://www.afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/78-register-gb-g-ad
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A7.html
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAF_Desford#Flying_school

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-May-2012 12:15 Dr. John Smith Added
02-Aug-2016 12:58 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
02-Aug-2016 12:58 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]
29-Jul-2021 23:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category]
29-Jul-2021 23:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
29-Jul-2021 23:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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