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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233103
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:16-SEP-1947
Time:c. 21:00
Type:Percival Proctor 1
Owner/operator:Arthur Robert Pilgim
Registration: G-AHTU
MSN: LZ798
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Argentera, Province of Cuneo, Piedmont,100 km SW of Turin -   Italy
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Genoa, Italy
Destination airport:Torino (Turin), Italy
Narrative:
Percival Proctor Mk.I Ex-RAF LZ798. First civilian registered (C of R 10340/1; C of A 7873) on 6/6/46 as G-AHTU to Arthur Robert Pilgrim, London N20. Written off (damaged beyond repair) 16/9/47: Forced landing in a field at Fraz, Argentera** and came to rest inverted. All three Occupants injured. Registration G-AHTU cancelled 20/2/48 as "crashed September 1947"

**Argentera is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) southwest of Turin

Sources:

1. La Stampa 17 September 1947, p2 (photo)
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AHTU.pdf
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argentera


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Feb-2020 09:22 TB Added
26-Mar-2020 21:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Mar-2020 21:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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