Accident Miles M.2 Hawk G-ADGR,
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Date:Sunday 18 July 1937
Type:Miles M.2 Hawk
Owner/operator:Julian Rowntree
Registration: G-ADGR
MSN: 192
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Brussels/Evere Airfield, Brussels -   Belgium
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:York Municipal Aerodrome, York, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:Evere, Brussels, Belgium
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
First registered (C of R 5796) on 23.5.35 as G-ADGR to C.A.N. Bishop, Woodley Aerodrome, Woodley, Reading, Berkshire. C of A 4881 issued June 1935. Sold on and re-registered to The Insurance Flying Club Ltd., Hanworth Aerodrome, Hanworth, Middlesex. Sold on and re-registered (C of R 7959) 24.6.37 to Julian Rowntree, Elvington,York, North Yorkshire (aircraft based at York Municipal Aerodrome, York, North Yorkshire).

Written off (destroyed) 18.7.37 when nose dived and crashed on approach, Evere, Brussels, Belgium. Passenger, Mrs Beatrice Anne Rowntree (aged 24) killed; Julian Rowntree (pilot/owner) survived but injured.

Registration G-ADGR cancelled by the Air Ministry 2.12.37 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"



Revision history:

05-Jan-2018 22:33 Dr. John Smith Added
28-Jun-2022 01:51 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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