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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203670
Last updated: 20 September 2021
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Date:17-APR-1936
Time:day
Type:Short S.22 Scion Senior
Owner/operator:Irrawaddy Flotilla & Airways Ltd
Registration: VT-AGU
MSN: S.779
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Inle, Shan States -   Myanmar
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Lake Inle, Shan States, Burma
Destination airport:Rangoon, Yangon Region, Burma (Myanmar)
Narrative:
First registered (C of R 5411) on 25.10.34 as G-ACZG to Shorts Bros (Rochester & Bedford) Ltd., Rochester, Kent. Registration G-AZCG cancelled 2.10.35 as sold abroad.

Already re-registered 20.8.35 (C of R 262) to Irrawaddy Flotilla & Airways Ltd, Rangoon, Burma. Crashed into Lake Inle, Shan States, Burma 17.4.36 following low turn. Registration VT-AGU cancelled 25.4.38 as written off

Sources:

1. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/77-register-gb-g-ac
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-ACZG.pdf
3. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/vt-aaa.pdf
4. https://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac5/ROW%20Asia/VT-AGU.html
5. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/86-register-india
6. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_VT-.html
7. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A6.html


Images:

Photo of VT-AGU courtesy AirHistory.net


Rochester - Seaplane (closed)
February 1936; (c) Ed Coates Collection / CAHS

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jan-2018 16:51 Dr. John Smith Added

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