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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202960
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Date:26-AUG-1933
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
De Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:The Scottish Motor Traction Co Ltd
Registration: G-ACDY
MSN: 3189
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:River Don, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Destination airport:Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Narrative:
First registered (C of R 4198) 20.3.33 as G-ACDY to The Scottish Motor Traction Co Ltd., East Fortune Airfield, Edinburgh, Lothian (aircraft based at Heston Aerodrome, Heston, Middlesex at time of registration). C of A 3812 issued 6.4.33.

G-ACDY had a fairly short life: it was operated from April to August 1933 on British Hospitals Air Pageants tour. written off (damaged beyond repair) on 26.8.33 when crashed into the River Don, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire, whilst being operated by British Hospitals Air Pageant. Also stated as being near Aberdeen but the Air Pageant was at Sheffield that day.

Registration G-ACDY cancelled 2.10.33 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"

Sources:

1. https://www.afleetingpeace.org/index.php/component/content/article?id=77
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-ACDY.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A4.htmll
4. https://air-britain.com/pdfs/production-lists/DH82.pdf
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_Don,_Yorkshire
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doncaster

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Dec-2017 18:03 Dr. John Smith Added
25-Jul-2021 19:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
05-Sep-2021 16:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Category]

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