Accident Airco DH.9 C6054, Thursday 1 May 1919
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Date:Thursday 1 May 1919
Type:Airco DH.9
Owner/operator:Aircraft Transport & Travel Ltd.
Registration: C6054
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Portsdown Hill, north of Portsmouth, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Croydon
Destination airport:Bournemouth
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed, whilst performing the first civil flight to be made in a 'civilian' registered aircraft.
Note:Had been allocated registration G-EAAA, but not been taken up at time of accident.


British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919-1999
Compiled by Michael Austen
Air Britain (Historians) Ltd 1999
ISBN 0 85130 281 5

Revision history:

10-Jun-2008 19:52 JINX Added
11-Jun-2008 19:53 JINX Updated
23-Jan-2010 10:49 John Baker Updated [Source, Narrative]
12-May-2019 07:02 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative, Operator]

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