Incident Miles M.2 Hawk G-ACKW,
ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203066
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:Saturday 20 January 1934
Type:Miles M.2 Hawk
Owner/operator:Man Mohan Singh
Registration: G-ACKW
MSN: 12
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Griselles, near Montargis, Loiret 45 -   France
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey (EGCR)
Destination airport:Cape Town, South Africa
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Miles M.2 Hawk (c/n 12) registered as G-ACKW 18.10.33 (C of R 4822) to Frederick George Miles, Woodley Aerodrome, Woodley, Reading, Berkshire. Sold on and re-registered (still as G-ACKW) on 11.1.34 to Man Mohan Singh, West Croydon, Surrey (aircraft remained based at Woodley Aerodrome, Reading, Berkshire). Indian registration VT-AES allocated early 1934. Not officially taken up as aircraft crashed into trees at Griselles, near Montargis, France 20.1.34 on Croydon-Cape Town flight (pilot/owner Man Mohan Singh injured).

Registration G-ACKW cancelled by the Air Ministry 2.12.36 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft". Reserved/allocated Indian registration VT-AES re-allocated to DH.84 Dragon (c/n 6065) which was registered on 28.5.34 (C of R 225) to Indian National Airways Ltd, Dehli.



Revision history:

17-Dec-2017 22:26 Dr. John Smith Added
17-Dec-2017 22:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
17-Dec-2017 22:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2024 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314