Incident Miles M.2 Hawk G-ADIG,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200727
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Date:Monday 8 June 1936
Type:Miles M.2 Hawk
Owner/operator:Major R.H. Thornton
Registration: G-ADIG
MSN: 204
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Jedla, Havlíčkův Brod District, Vysočina Region -   Czech Republic
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Budapest, Hungary
Destination airport:Berlin-Templehof Airport, Berlin, Germany (THF/EDDI)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
First registered 31.5.35 to Major Ronald Hobhouse Thornton. Liverpool (and based at Speke). C of A 4901 issued same day. Written off (damaged beyond repair) 8.6.36 when engine torn out by prop failure; crashed into wood, near Jedla, Bohemia (then in Czechoslvakia, now the Czech Republic) while en route between Budapest, Hungary, and Berlin, Germany.

Jedlá is a village and municipality (obec) in Havlíčkův Brod District in the Vysočina Region of the Czech Republic (at approximate co ordinates 49°44′6″N 15°14′0″E). Pilot, Major Ronald Hobhouse Thornton and passenger Mrs Dorothy Thornton unhurt

Registration G-ADIG cancelled by the Air Ministry 2.12.36 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"



Revision history:

30-Oct-2017 22:06 Dr. John Smith Added
30-Oct-2017 22:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location]
30-Oct-2017 23:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
30-Oct-2017 23:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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