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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64274
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DH83 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.83C Fox Moth
Owner/operator:Arthur Hammond Dalton
Registration: G-ABWF
MSN: 4008
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hattargi, 20 miles from Belgaum -   India
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Hattargi, India
Destination airport:
c/no.4008: Registered as G-ABWF [C of R 3726] 30.4.32 to Edward A Hillman, t/a Hillman's Airways, Maylands Aerodrome, Romford, Essex. C of A 3501 issued 8.7.32. Not delivered: sold on as new and registered [C of R 3878] 7.7.32 to The Scottish Motor Traction Co Ltd, Renfrew (later Turnhouse). Badly damaged when crash into HT cables at Helmshore, near Haslingden, Lancashire 31.1.33.

Repaired at Stag Lane in March/April 1933 and re-registered [C of R 4336] 13.4.33 to Airwork Ltd, Heston (but based at Barton. Manchester). Loaned to National Aviation Day Display [pilot Geoffrey Tyson] and damaged in collision with DH.60G EI-AAI near Limerick, Ireland 7.7.33. Re-registered [C of R 5332] 1.9.34 to Arthur Hammond Dalton, Heston. Departed Heston 11.10.34 [pilot Flt Lt Sullivan] for India for Indian Air Pageant tour.

Operated by pilot, E.R. Andrews [possibly while with Indian Air Pageant] and hit tree on take-off at Hattargi, 20 miles from Belgaum, India 28.3.35; pilot injured, passenger Mr Pardhy of Karachi Flying Club killed. Registration cancelled 7.5.35 as "Permanently Withdrawn From Use".



Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
11-Dec-2011 20:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
08-Dec-2017 22:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]
01-Nov-2020 19:35 Sergey L. Updated [Source]

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