Accident Miles M.2 Hawk G-ADZU,
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Date:Saturday 15 May 1937
Type:Miles M.2 Hawk
Owner/operator:Phillips & Powis Aircraft (Reading) Ltd
Registration: G-ADZU
MSN: 184
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Ebelsberg, Linz -   Austria
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Linz, Austria
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
First registered (C of R 6590) on 23.12.35 as G-ADZU to R.H.M Grahame. C of A 5286 issued January 1936. Sold on and re-registered (C of R 6826) on 14.3.36 to Phillips & Powis Aircraft Ltd., Woodley Aerodrome, Woodley, Reading, Berkshire.

Written off (destroyed) 15.3.37 when crashed during aerobatics, Ebelsberg, Linz, Austria. Both persons on board were killed:

Arthur Lasnausky (aged 25) (Austrian national)
Jamshetji (Jimmy) Tata (agd 21) (Indian national)

Registration G-ADZU cancelled 7.12.37 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"


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Revision history:

15-Jan-2018 19:48 Dr. John Smith Added
27-Jul-2020 14:05 Cobar Updated [Date, Source]

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