Incident Miles M.2 Hawk G-ADVR,
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Date:Wednesday 30 August 1939
Type:Miles M.2 Hawk
Owner/operator:Airsales & Service Ltd
Registration: G-ADVR
MSN: 171
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Bekesbourne Aerodrome, Canterbury, Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Bekesbourne Aerodrome, Canterbury, Kent
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Originally built for export order to Romania, and registered as YR-ITR on 9.5.35 to Interprinderila Technica Romana, but sale not proceeded with (and registration YR-ITR not taken up). Instead, first registered in the UK (C of R 6412) on 22.10.35 as G-ADVR to Phillips & Powis Aircraft Ltd., Woodley Aerodrome, Woodley, Reading, Berkshire.

Sold on and re-registered to S. Hawley, Meir Aerodrome, Stoke on Trent. Sold on and re-registered (C of R 8477) on 2.5.38 to Airsales & Service Ltd., Berkesbourne Aerodrome, Canterbury, Kent.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 30.8.39 when crashed at Bekesbourne Aerodrome, Canterbury, Kent. Registration G-ADVR cancelled by the Air Ministry 30.8.39 (same day as accident) due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"



Revision history:

15-Jan-2018 14:53 Dr. John Smith Added
15-Apr-2019 23:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
03-Mar-2020 22:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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