Accident Miles M.2F Hawk Major G-ACOP,
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Date:Sunday 4 August 1935
Type:Miles M.2F Hawk Major
Owner/operator:Phillips & Powis School of Flying
Registration: G-ACOP
MSN: 41
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Woodley Airfield, Reading, Berkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Woodley Airfield, Reading, Berkshire
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Miles M.2 Hawk: First registered (C of R 4904) 28.5.34 as G-ACOP to Phillips & Powis School of Flying, Woodley Aerodrome, Woodley, Reading, Berkshire. C of A 4312 issued June 1934.

Written off (destroyed) 4.8.35 when crashed during aerobatics, over Woodley Airfield, Reading, Berkshire. Both persons on board killed: Flying Officer John Frederick Lawn (RAFO aged 35) and Emil Martin Jacoby Boysen (Danish National, aged 23).

Registration G-ACOP cancelled by the CAA on 2.12.35 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"


3. Leeuwarder niewsblad 5 August 1935, p.1

Revision history:

06-Jan-2016 19:03 TB Added
14-Jan-2016 18:33 TB Updated [Operator, Country, Narrative]
15-Nov-2016 00:37 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
15-Nov-2016 00:46 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2017 13:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Narrative]

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