Accident Miles M.2 Hawk G-ACNX,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191358
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Date:Friday 12 April 1935
Type:Miles M.2 Hawk
Owner/operator:Staffordshire Airplanes t/a North Staffordshire Aero
Registration: G-ACNX
MSN: 24
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:The Worthies, Malmesbury, Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Mier, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Destination airport:Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
First regsitered (C of R 4872) 20.2.34 to Lady C Nelson, Drogheda, Ireland. (C of A 4182 3.3.34). Re-registered in Ireland 24.2.34 as EI-AAX to C. Nelson, Kildonan (operated by Everson Flying Services). Irish registration EI-AAX cancelled and returned to UK, with registration G-ACNX being restored 26.3.34 to Henleys Ltd, Heston Aerodrome, Heston, Middlesex.

Sold on and re-registered to E.W.B. Grotian, Meir Aerodrome, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Sold on and re-registered 18.12.34 (C of R 6792) to Staffordshire Airplanes Ltd., Meir Aerodrome, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Operated by North Staffordshire Aero.

Substantially damaged 12.4.35: Crashed into tree on landing, The Worthies, Malmesbury, Wiltshire. Pilot, Flight Lt Maynard Cecil Dudding (RAFO, aged 35) killed, owner Peter Conley Pitt unhurt. Flt Lt Dudding was known as an instructor with Surrey Flying Services, Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey.

Presumably repaired/rebuilt and returned to service, as civil registration G-ACNX cancelled when impressed into Military Service 7.1.41 as DG578.



Revision history:

16-Nov-2016 00:42 Dr.John Smith Added
30-Sep-2017 20:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2017 00:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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