Incident Miles M.11A Whitney Straight W7422, Friday 31 May 1940
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Date:Friday 31 May 1940
Type:Miles M.11A Whitney Straight
Owner/operator:24 Sqn RAF
Registration: W7422
MSN: 315
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Le Bourget Airport, Val d'Oise 95 -   France
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:LeBourget Airport, Paris, France (LBG/LFPB)
Destination airport:
First registered [C of R 7703] on 3.3.37 as G-AEUY to R.E. Gardner, Hamsey Green, Warlingham, Surrey. C of A 5999 issued March 1937. Sold on and re-registered [C of R 8134] on 121037 to Sir Alfred Beit, London EC.2 (aircraft based at Heston Aerodrome, Heston, Middlesex].

Civil registration G-AEUY cancelled 5.3.40 when impressed into military service as W7422. Issued to 24 Squadron, RAF Hendon, Middlesex.

Written off (destroyed) 31.5.40 when abandoned at Le Bourget Airport, Paris. Presumed destroyed by enemy action on this date or soon after.



Revision history:

02-Feb-2018 21:56 Dr. John Smith Added
17-Oct-2018 06:19 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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