Accident de Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth DD821, Wednesday 8 April 1942
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Date:Wednesday 8 April 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth
Owner/operator:HQ Flt ATA
Registration: DD821
MSN: 2220
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Tollerton, Nottinghamshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:White Waltham Airfield, Maidenhead, Berkshire (EGLM)
Destination airport:Tollerton Nottinghamshire (EGBN)
Registered G-ABUX [C of R 3653] 11.3.32 to Flying Officer Herbert C.D. (Rex) Hayter, RAF Northolt (also based at Rotherwick House, Basingstoke; alias Hartley Row, Hampshire). C of A 3387 issued 15.3.32. Owner joined British Air Navigation Co Ltd [BANCO], at Croydon in 11.33 and aircraft operated by them from 6.34; company ceased operations in 4.35. UK civil registration G-ABUX cancelled 15.12.40 by Secretary of State.

Impressed into military service as DD821 15.12.40 and used by HQ Flight Air Transport Auxiliary at White Waltham, near Maidenhead, Berkshire. Tipped up onto its nose whilst taxying in high winds at Tollerton on 8.4.42, and later struck by another aircraft. Struck off charge as written off (damaged beyond repair) 14.4.42.



Revision history:

26-Feb-2013 07:04 Dr. John Smith Added
06-May-2013 06:30 Nepa Updated [Operator]
07-Jun-2013 10:44 angels one five Updated [Operator]
08-Dec-2017 00:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]
25-Nov-2018 17:05 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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