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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208880
Last updated: 10 September 2021
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Date:27-FEB-1936
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:11 ERFTS RAF
Registration: G-ADON
MSN: 3407
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Inchinnan, near Abbotsinch, Renfrewshire, Scotland. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Abbotsinch, Glasgow (GLA/EGPF)
Destination airport:Perth/Scone Airport, New Scone, Perth (PSL/EGPT)
Narrative:
Tiger Moth MSN 3407 (Gipsy Major #8295) Registered as G-ADON [C of R 6201] 19.9.35 to Airwork Ltd and operated by 11 ERFTS Perth. C of A 5087 issued 11.1.36

Written off (destroyed) 27/2/36 when lost control and spun into the ground at Inchinnan, near Abbotsinch, Renfrewshire (at approximate co ordinates 55.8917N 4.4386W). Pilot - Anthony Gill (aged 22) - killed.

According to the official Air Ministry announcement in "Flight" magazine (March 5, 1936 page 262 - see link #2)

"FLYING ACCIDENTS
It is also announced that Anthony Gill, pilot under training for the Royal Air Force, lost his life as the result of an aircraft accident which occurred at Abbotsinch, Scotland, on February 27."

Inchinnan (Scottish Gaelic: Innis Fhionghain) is a small village in Renfrewshire, Scotland. The village is located on the main A8 road between Renfrew and Greenock, just south east of the town of Erskine. Inchinnan is situated in the north east of Renfrewshire. It lies to the south of the River Clyde and close to where the River Gryffe meets the River Cart

Aircraft repaired & C of A renewed 31.7.36. Unit renamed 11 EFTS 4.9.39. Regn cancelled 14.11.40 as sold. Impressed into RAF service as BB680 19.9.40.

Written off and destroyed in a crash (for the second and final time) when collided with Tiger Moth T7339 and crashed/destroyed by fire at Coupar Angus, near Perth 10.9.41; pilot LAC Alan Duthie killed. Struck off charge 18.9.41

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1937.htm
2. https://www.flightglobal.com/FlightPDFArchive/1936/1936%20-%200601.PDF
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inchinnan
4. https://air-britain.com/pdfs/production-lists/DH82.pdf
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p034.html
6. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-ADON.pdf
7. https://air-britain.com/pdfs/production-lists/DH82.pdf

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

10 Sep 1941 BB680 11 EFTS RAF 1 Coupar Angus, 4 miles south of Blairgowrie, Perthshire w/o

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Apr-2018 13:02 Dr. John Smith Added
25-Jul-2021 19:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
27-Jul-2021 21:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category]
28-Jul-2021 10:14 Siczak Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]
28-Jul-2021 10:15 Siczak Updated [Operator]

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