Accident De Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth N5464, Wednesday 8 January 1941
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Date:Wednesday 8 January 1941
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
De Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:9 EFTS RAF
Registration: N5464
MSN: 3732
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Binley, near Coventry, Warwickshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Ansty, Coventry, Warwickshire
Destination airport:RAF Ansty, Coventry, Warwickshire
De Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth MSN 3732 (Gipsy Major #80697); Taken on charge as N5464 at 27 MU RAF Shawbury, Shropshire 15.10.38. To 9 E&RFTS RAF Ansty, Coventry, Warwickshire 30.1.39. Unit renamed 9 EFTS upon outbreak of war 3,9.39.

Written off when stalled and spun into the ground, in bad visibility, from an altitude of 300 feet at Binley, near Coventry, Warwickshire 8.1.41. Pilot - Leading Aircraftman L H Rosser (pilot under training) - survived, but was injured.

Aircraft not repaired; deemed "damaged beyond economic repair" and Struck off charge 19.1.41 as FACE (Flying Accident Cat.E)


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft N1000-N9999 (James J Halley, Air Britain)
2. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AIR81/4829:

Revision history:

22-Feb-2022 17:34 Dr. John Smith Added
22-Feb-2022 19:12 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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