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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231273
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Date:24-DEC-1949
Time:day
Type:Percival P.34 Proctor V
Owner/operator:Lynch Brothers Ltd
Registration: G-AKCY
MSN: Ae.121
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Baghdad -   Iraq
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Baghdad, Iraq
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Percival P.34 Proctor Mk.V G-AKCY: First registered (C of R 11812/1; C of A 9645) 18th August 1947 to Lynch Brothers Ltd., London EC.4.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 24 December 1949 when crashed at Baghdad, Iraq. Registration G-AKCY cancelled by the Secretary of State, Air Ministry as "Crashed 24.12.49"

It is noteworthy that the file "Accident to Proctor aircraft G-AKCY; Baghdad, Iraq, 24 Dec 1949: investigation; report of Court of Inquiry" (File BT 217/2600) is unavailable, and therefore closed to the public until 1 January 2026. However, there is no such restriction on the report submitted to the Air Ministry by the Iraqi authorities (File BT 217/2634)

Sources:

1. National Archives (PRO Kew) File BT 217/2600: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C576754
2. National Archives (PRO Kew) File BT 217/2634: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C576788
3. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AKCY.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Dec-2019 17:07 Dr. John Smith Added
09-Dec-2019 18:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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