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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240255
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:24-JUL-1948
Time:day
Type:Percival Proctor Mk I
Owner/operator:Barnet Instruments Ltd
Registration: G-AHMR
MSN: P6273
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mesquer, Loire-Atlantique -   France
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:La Baule-Escoublac, Arzal, France
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Percival Proctor Mk.I: Ex-RAF P6273. Sold off for civilian use and first registered as G-AHMR (C of R 10189/1) on 9-5-46 to Jula Consolidated Aircraft Services Ltd., Purley, Surrey. Note that the Air Ministry aircraft record card used the former RAF Serial "P6273" in lieu of the official Percival MSN. Registration cancelled 14-6-46 upon resale. Re-registered next day (15-6-46) with new C of R 10189/2 to Barnet Instruments Ltd., Barnet, Hertfordshire.

Written off (destroyed) 24-7-48 when crashed at Mesquer, Loire-Atlantique, during meeting at La Baule (Arzal, between Muzillac and La Roche-Bernard). Both occupants injured.

Sources:

1. La Vigie marocaine 27 July 1948
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AHMR.pdf
3. Accident report (French National Archives 19760051/27): https://www.siv.archives-nationales.culture.gouv.fr/siv/rechercheconsultation/consultation/ir/pdfIR.action?irId=FRAN_IR_057354


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Aug-2020 13:28 TB Added
10-Jun-2021 23:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Jun-2021 23:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]

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