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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 162922
Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Date:31-MAY-1935
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AVIN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro 594 Avian III
Owner/operator:Yatis Chandra Ray
Registration: VT-AAN
MSN: R3/CN/110
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dum Dum, Calcutta -   India
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Benares City, India
Destination airport:Dum Dum, Calcutta, India
Narrative:
Avro 594 Avian III: C of A 1285 issued 13.1.28 to French Motor Car Co Ltd. Registered G-IAAX [C of R 29] 23.3.28 to Bengal Air Transport Co Ltd, Calcutta. Re-registered VT-AAN later in 1928 to same owner. Re-registered (C of R 102) 12.11.30 to Yatis Chandra Ray, Calcutta (based at Allahabad and Dum Dum); later based at Benares City. Registration cancelled 31.5.35 as written off.

(NOTE: Exact date of crash not known, hence 31.5.35 given as "nominal" date, pending confirmation of exact date)

Sources:

1. http://www.warbirdsofindia.com/Civil/regnpage.php
2. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/86-register-india
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-I.html
4. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/vt-aaa.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Dec-2013 23:30 Dr. John Smith Added

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