Accident Miles M.2 Hawk G-ADLH,
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Date:Thursday 28 October 1937
Type:Miles M.2 Hawk
Owner/operator:Govind Paramaswaran Nair
Registration: G-ADLH
MSN: 194
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Rouen Airport, Rouen, Seine-Maritime département, Normandy -   France
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Woodley Aerodrome, near Reading, Berkshire
Destination airport:Aéroport de Rouen-Vallée de Seine, Rouen, France
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Miles M.2S Hawk Major; Long-range single-seater version, powered by 150 hp Blackburn Cirrus Major engine. G-ADLH was one of only two built. First registered (C of R 6038) on 10.7.35 as G-ADLH to J.H. Van, Broxbourne. C of A 5020 issued July 1935. Sold on and re-registered (C of R 8069) on 23.8.37 to Govind Paramaswaran Nair, London NW.3 (aircraft based at Woodley Aerodrome. Woodley, Reading, Berkshire).

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 28.10.37 when stalled on approach, near Rouen Airport (Aéroport de Rouen - Vallée de Seine), Seine-Maritime département in the Normandy région of France. Pilot/owner Govind Paramaswaran Nair (aged 32, and an Indian national) was killed. Registration G-ADLH cancelled by the Air Ministry 2.1.38 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"



Revision history:

10-Jan-2018 19:38 Dr. John Smith Added
13-Apr-2019 22:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Damage]

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