Accident de Havilland DH.85 Leopard Moth G-ADUL,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204438
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Date:Thursday 23 January 1936
Type:de Havilland DH.85 Leopard Moth
Owner/operator:Miss Emma Bettina Elizabeth Amy (Betty) Malcolm
Registration: G-ADUL
MSN: 7072
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:El Altet Aerodrome , Alicante, Valencian Community -   Spain
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:El Altet Aerodrome, Alicante, Spain
Destination airport:
Built by De Havilland Aircraft Co Ltd at Hatfield, Hertfordshire. Initially sold to Germany, and German registration D-EGYV allocated. Possibly, not taken up, as registration G-ADUL allocated (C of R 6352) on 10.10.35 to Airwork Ltd., Heston Aerodrome, Heston, Middlesex. C of A 4414 allocated October 1935. Sold on and re-registered (C of R 6488) on 12.11.35 to Miss Emma Bettina Elizabeth Amy (Betty) Malcolm, London W.1 (aircraft based at Brooklands Aerodrome, West Byfleet, Weybridge, Surrey).

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 23.1.36 when crashed into a hangar on take-off, La Rablassa Aerodrome, Alicante, Valencian Community, Region of Murcia, Spain. Pilot/owner Miss Emma Bettina Elizabeth Amy (Betty) Malcolm (aged 22) killed. Registration G-ADUL cancelled by the Air Ministry 2.12.36 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"




Revision history:

15-Jan-2018 00:26 Dr. John Smith Added
15-Jan-2018 12:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
10-Mar-2018 18:44 jamago Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source]
09-Oct-2022 15:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Category]
10-Oct-2022 15:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Category]
10-Oct-2022 15:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
18-Sep-2023 14:46 JM Updated [[Source]]

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