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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204338
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:27-MAY-1940
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:7 EFTS Royal Air Force (7 EFTS RAF)
Registration: G-ADPB
MSN: 3392
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Leicester East, Gartree Road, Stoughton, Leicestershire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Desford, Leicestershire
Destination airport:RAF Leicester East, Leicestershire (EGBG)
Narrative:
First registered (C of R 6220) on 24.9.35 as G-ADPB to Reid & Sigrist Ltd., New Malden, Surrey (aircraft based at Desford, Leicestershire). C of A 5122 issued 18.11.35. Operated by 7 E&RFTS. Unit renamed 7 EFTS after the outbreak of war on 3.3.39.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 27.5.40 when crashed on forced landing Stoughton, Leicester 27.5.40. Registration G-ADPB belatedly cancelled by the Air Ministry post-war - on 19.11.45 - after 1945 census return, when the Air Ministry made inquiries into the continued survival (or not) of all pre-war registered aircraft.

Sources:

1. https://www.afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/78-register-gb-g-ad
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-ADPB.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A7.html
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p033.html
5. http://www.leicestershirevillages.com/uploads/thehistoryofdesfordaerodrome.pdf
6. https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1935/1935%20-2-%200710.html
7. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAF_Leicester_East

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jan-2018 22:02 Dr. John Smith Added
16-Oct-2018 20:43 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Operator]
04-Aug-2021 16:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category]
04-Aug-2021 17:18 Anon. Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]

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