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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234420
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:20-APR-1949
Time:
Type:Percival Proctor Mk III
Owner/operator:Saunders-Roe Ltd
Registration: G-AJVJ
MSN: H.510
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Somerton Airfield, Cowes, Isle of Wight -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Somerton Airport, Cowes, Isle of Wight
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Percival Proctor Mk.III: Ex-RAF LZ740 (former RAF serial number used on registration document as the c/no. instead of the official c/no. Aircraft was built by F.Hills & Son, Trafford Park, Manchester with the c/no. H.510). First civilian registered (C of R 11623/1) on 2/6/47 as G-AJVJ to Saunders-Roe Ltd., Osbourne, East Cowes, Isle of Wight. Aircraft based at Somerton Airfield, Cowes, Isle of Wight

Written off (destroyed) 20/4/49 when caught fire and burnt out at Somerton Airfield, Cowes, Isle of Wight

Registration G-AJVJ cancelled by the Secretary of State, Air Ministry on 24/4/49 as "destroyed by fire on 24/4/49"

Sources:

1. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AJVJ.pdf
2. http://wight.hampshireairfields.co.uk/som.html
3. http://sussexhistoryforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=15768.0


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Mar-2020 21:06 Dr. John Smith Added

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