A list of British civil aircraft accidents 1930 - 1934

18.1.30 DH.60X Moth G-EBWZ, A J Stevens, Brooklands

Dived in, Victory Park, Addlestone

Alec James Stevens (30) died 14.2.30

Roland Ruutz Rees injured (American)

19.1.30 DH.61 Giant Moth G-AAEV "Youth of Britain", Imperial Airways

Crashed, Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia

Capt Charles Francis Wolley Dod unhurt; 2 mechanics & passenger injured

3.2.30 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-AAHF, M M Singh, Bristol

Forced landed on hillside, near Cosenza, Calabria, Italy

Man Mohan Singh injured

14.2.30 DH.66 Hercules G-EBNA "City of Teheran", Imperial Airways

Hit earth mound on forced landing at night, Gaza, Palestine

9 unhurt:

S F Wheeler (pilot)

Ellis (wireless operator)

Smart (mechanic)

Dowsett

Capt Frederick Victor Walter Foy

Miss Francis

Lt-Cdr Joseph Montague Kenworthy MP

Mr Oden

Abdullah Sweidan

27.2.30 DH.60 Moth G-EBPM, Cinque Ports Flying Club, Lympne

Crashed on forced landing in fog, Smarden, Kent

L Milton & passenger unhurt

24.3.30 DH.60M Moth G-AAKS, National Flying Services, Hanworth

Crashed in trees in fog, Hessenthal, near Aschaffenburg, Germany

Philip Albert Jessel unhurt

William Thompson Taylor unhurt

27.3.30 Simmonds Spartan G-AAFR, Hampshire Aeroplane Club, Hamble

Spun into ground after loop, Bursledon, Hants.

Miss Mary Gladys Grace injured

28.3.30 DH.60X Moth G-AAPB, National Flying Services, Hanworth

Hit wall on take-off, Intake, Sheffield

Fg Off Ronald Thomas Shepherd unhurt

J W Shipside unhurt

6.4.30 Blackburn Bluebird IV G-AAOA, National Flying Services, Hanworth

Spun, nose dived and caught fire, Powell's Orchard, Feltham

George Edward Watts (28) killed

13.4.30 Avro Avian IV G-AAEC, Lancashire Aero Club, Woodford

Spun after take-off, Woodford; repaired

Marcos Antonis (Mark Antony) Lacayo injured

Mrs May Millington injured

13.4.30 Blackburn Bluebird IV G-AAOG, National Flying Services, Hanworth

Hit haystack on forced landing while lost, Oulton, near Leeds

William Thompson Taylor & passenger unhurt

14.4.30 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-AADC, H C G Heathcote-Stisted, Woodley

Hit hedge on landing, Redhill, near Chipping Warden, Northants.

M Forbes unhurt

21.4.30 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-AALM, C P Parkerson, Auckland, NZ

Hit tree in fog and caught fire, Arguel, near Poix-de-Picardie, Somme, France

Charles Purnell Parkerson unhurt

6.5.30 DH.60X Moth G-AAPN, National Flying Services, Hanworth

Dived into garden, Hampton, Middlesex

Hugh Samuel Roger Elliott (49) killed

15.5.30 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-AAIB, Miss N T Trevelyan, Cramlington

Hit hedge and crashed in ditch after engine failure, Renfrew

Miss Nora Thornton Trevelyan injured

Thornton Michael Percy Spencer injured

21.5.30 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-EBZY (ZK-ABV), Bryant House Airways, Te Rapa

Spun in whilst joyriding, Te Awamutu, New Zealand; rebuilt

Alfred William Saunders DFC (42) killed

Alfred Trench Minchin (21) killed

4.6.30 Bristol Bulldog II G-ABAC, Bristol Aeroplane Co., Filton

Abandoned after control failure, Olveston, near Bristol

Thomas Wight Campbell parachuted

7.6.30 Blackburn Bluebird IV G-AASU, Airwork, Heston

Stalled and nose dived after take-off, near Hendon

Plt Off George Ernest Villiers (18) killed (AAF)

Henry Herman Evelyn Montagu Winch injured

19.6.30 Simmonds Spartan G-AAMG, Simmonds Aircraft Ltd

Crashed after engine detached, Ratby, near Leicester

J H Andrews unhurt

22.6.30 DH.80A Puss Moth G-AAXN, Sqn Ldr H R Murray-Philipson, Stobo Castle, Peeblesshire

Flew into sea in fog, near Goodwin Sands, Kent

Hylton Ralph Murray-Philipson rescued

James Murray-Philipson rescued

Mechanic rescued

29.6.30 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-AAHX, Henderson Flying School, Croydon

Dived in off turn, Purley Way Warren, near Croydon Airport

Alexander Arnot Anderson (34) killed

Charles William Hammett (42) killed

3.7.30 DH.60M Moth G-AAWV, E L Hook, Heston

Crashed in jungle, Arakan Hills, near Prome, Burma

Eric Laurance Hook (27) died after 8.7.30 (Australian)

James Matthews survived

5.7.30 A.B.C. Robin G-AAID, A.B.C. Motors Ltd, Brooklands

Forced landed with engine trouble, Old Sarum

A G Mortimer unhurt

5.7.30 DH.80A Puss Moth G-AAZY, Baron de Precourt, Villacoublay, Paris

Spun and crashed shortly after take-off in bad weather, Petit Clamart, France

Bernard Levavasseur de Précourt, baron de Précourt (28) killed

Ballet killed (mechanic)

Comte Etienne de Roye killed

6.7.30 DH.80A Puss Moth G-AAXI, C S Wynne-Eyton, Hanworth

Crashed on take-off and caught fire, St John's, Newfoundland

Sqn Ldr Charles Sandford Wynne-Eyton DSO injured

20.7.30 DH.60X Moth G-EBUR, Lt S E H Spencer, Hamble

Crashed off low loop and caught fire, Detling

Lt Samuel Edward Harrison Spencer (27) killed (RN)

Miss Mary Gladys Grace (26) killed

21.7.30 Junkers F.13ge G-AAZK, Walcot Air Line, Croydon

Broke up in flight, Meopham, Kent

Lt-Col George Lockhart Piercy Henderson MC AFC (42) killed (pilot)

Charles d'Urban Shearing (27) killed (co-pilot)

Frederick Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, Marquess of Dufferin and Ava (55) killed

Rosemary Millicent Ward Leveson-Gower, Viscountess Ednam (36) killed

Capt Sir Edward Simons Ward (48) killed

Mrs Sigrid Loeffler (45) killed

24.8.30 Martinsyde F.4 G-EBMI, E D A Bigg, Woodley

Dived in following wing flutter on test flight, Woodley

Samuel Wilfred Giddy (27) killed

6.9.30 Simmonds Spartan G-AAGN, Simmonds Aircraft Ltd, Southampton

Stalled and crashed, Ratcliffe Aerodrome, Leicester

Arthur Roland Thomas Kirby unhurt

Mrs Kirby injured

21.9.30 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-AALZ, Aero Club Zagreb

Crashed on approach and caught fire, Velika Gorica, near Zagreb, Yugoslavia

2 killed

5.10.30 H.M. Airship R101 G-FAAW, Air Ministry

Crashed in bad weather, near Beauvais, France

48 killed:

Lt-Cdr Noel Grebowski Atherstone AFC (36) (First Officer)

George Kimberley Atkins (30) (Wireless Operator)

Major Percy Bishop OBE (42) (Chief Inspector, Aeronautical Inspection Department)

Richard Blake (33) (Engineer)

AVM Sir William Sefton Brancker KCB AFC (Ret) (53) (Director of Civil Aviation)

James Buck (20) (Lord Thomson's valet)

Charles Arthur Burton (29) (Engineer)

Fg Off Alexander Bushfield (Ret) (52) (Aeronautical Inspection Dept)

Samuel Church (25) (Rigger)

Wg Cdr Reginald Blayney Bulteel Colmore OBE (43) (Director of Airship Development)

John Francis Curran alias William Frank Hodnett (29) (Assistant Steward)

Frank Elliott (28) (Wireless Operator)

Christopher John Fergusson (36) (Engineer)

Hector Eric Ford (26) (Rigger)

Percy Archdale Foster (28) (Rigger)

William Rose Gent AFM MSM (53) (Chief Engineer)

Maurice Alfred Giblett (36) (Chief meteorological officer)

Eric Anderson Graham (28) (Cook)

Alfred Charles Hasting (29) (Engineer)

George William Hunt AFM (41) (Chief Coxswain)

Flt Lt Herbert Carmichael Irwin AFC (36) (Captain)

Sqn Ldr Ernest Livingstone Johnston OBE AFC (38) (Navigator) (RAFO)

Spencer Thomas Keeley MSM (31) (Chief Wireless Operator)

Thomas Arthur Auckland Key (34) (Charge-Hand Engineer)

William Henry King (32) (Engineer)

Maurice Frank Littlekit (29) (Engineer)

Christopher Hugh Mason (33) (Assistant Coxswain)

Thomas William Megginson (18) (Galley Boy)

Wilfred Moule (30) (Engineer)

Arthur William James Norcott (29) (Rigger)

Sqn Ldr William Hickley Lovell O'Neill MC (40) (Deputy Director of Civil Aviation, India)

Leonard Frederick Oughton (29) (Assistant Coxswain)

Sqn Ldr William Palstra MC (38) (RAAF)

Flt Sgt Walter Augustus Potter (33) (Assistant Coxswain)

Walter George Radcliffe (31) (Rigger)

Martin George Rampton (31) (Rigger)

Arthur James Richardson (29) (Rigger)

Lt-Col Vincent Crane Richmond (37) (Assistant Director of Airship Development/Technical)

Sqn Ldr Frederick Michael Rope (42) (Assistant to Director of Airship Development/Technical)

Ernest George Rudd (25) (Rigger)

Albert Henry Savidge (30) (Chief Steward)

Major George Herbert Scott CBE AFC (42) (Assistant Director of Airship Development/Flying)

Sidney Ernest Scott (40) (Charge-Hand Engineer)

George William Short (34) (Charge-Hand Engineer)

Fg Off Maurice Henry Steff (34) (Second officer)

Cecil Edgar Taylor (30) (Rigger)

The Right Hon Lord Thomson PC CBE DSO (55) (Air Minister)

Albert Henry Watkins (28) (Engineer)

6 survivors:

Arthur Victor Bell injured (Engineer)

John Henry Binks injured (Engineer)

Alfred John Gale Cook injured (Engineer)

Arthur Disley injured (Chief electrician)

Henry James Leech injured (Foreman engineer, Royal Airship Works)

Alfred Victor Alexander Savory injured (Engineer)

15.10.30 DH.60X Moth G-AABL, London Aeroplane Club, Stag Lane

Crashed in field, Church Lane, Kingsbury, Middx.

Shirley Gavin Woolmer injured

19.10.30 Westland Widgeon II G-EBJT, E D Whitehead Reid, Bekesbourne

Crashed into trees, East Sutton Park, near Detling

Dr Edward Douglas Whitehead Reid (47) died 20.10.30 (Flt Lt, AAF)

Miss Annie Irene Burnside (27) killed

22.10.30 DH.60 Moth G-EBPR, National Flying Services, Hanworth

Spun in, Boddington Hill, Wendover, Bucks.

Plt Off Thomas Eustace Whittome (25) killed

Arthur Raymond Ellis (30) killed

26.10.30 Blackburn Bluebird III G-AABD, T Martin, Bridlington

Stalled and crashed, Bridlington

Tom Martin unhurt

30.10.30 Handley Page W8g G-EBIX "City of Washington", Imperial Airways

Stalled and crashed in fog after engine failure, Neufchâtel, Boulogne, France

Fred Howard Mason (29) killed (mechanic)

Alfred Conrad James (28) killed (ground engineer)

Harry Bolsover (37) died 2.11.30

James Street killed (American)

John Joseph (Paddy) Flynn injured (pilot; Fg Off, RAFO)

Frederick Basil Tomkins injured

1.11.30 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-AAEI, D H Corsellis, Stag Lane

Hit fence on landing in fog and caught fire, Stag Lane

Douglas Henry Corsellis (34) killed

3.11.30 Avro 621 Trainer G-ABFL, A V Roe & Co Ltd. / Wevelghem Flying School

Crashed on delivery flight, Wevelghem, Belgium

Jack Chapman (29) killed

9.11.30 DH.60X Moth G-AAMT, Nottingham Aero Club, Tollerton

Crashed in field, Cotgrave, near Tollerton

Ronald Leslie Wing (20) killed

29.11.30 Cierva C.19 Mk.III G-ABCL, Cierva Autogiro Co Ltd, Hamble

Hit tree after take-off, Hounslow Heath

Flt Lt Arthur Harold Charles Adams Rawson injured

Eric Herbert Alliott injured

3.12.30 Desoutter II G-ABCU, W Spooner, Heston

Ditched in sea at night, off Belmonte Calabro, Calabria, Italy

Fg Off Edward Cecil Theodore Edwards unhurt

Miss Winifred Evelyn Spooner unhurt

11.12.30 DH.60X Moth seaplane G-EBUJ, Royal Singapore Flying Club

Spun into sea, Singapore harbour; rebuilt

Lionel Francis Willes Johnson (25) drowned


2.1.31 Avro 504K G-AARV, S A Payne jnr, Lympne

Crashed after engine failure, near Bekesbourne

Sydenham Armstrong Payne unhurt

12.1.31 Blackburn Bluebird IV seaplane G-AAUT, North Sea Aerial & General Transport Ltd.

Crashed on landing and sank, Harwich Harbour

Flt Lt Gray & passenger rescued

15.1.31 Armstrong Whitworth Wolf G-EBHI, Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Ltd, Whitley

Forced landed in bad weather, Hermitage Farm, Wyken, Coventry

Fg Off Blewin unhurt (RAFO)

25.1.31 Avro 504K G-AACW, Home Counties Aircraft Services Ltd, Gatwick

Spun in, near Gatwick Aerodrome

William James Martin (22) killed (pilot)

Fg Off Laurence Herbert Irving-Bell (Ret) (31) killed

Sydney Joseph William Meathrel (20) killed

27.1.31 Blackburn Bluebird IV G-AAOH, S Hargreaves, Hanworth

Spun in, Bushey Park, Middx.

Sydney Enoch Hargreaves (48) killed

William George Andrews (29) killed

2.2.31 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-AADX, H C Mayers, Heston

Hit power cables, crashed and caught fire, Dagenham Marshes, Essex

Howard Clive Mayers unhurt

2.2.31 Avro 504K G-EBYE, Brooklands School of Flying Ltd.

Crashed in garden, Gresham Road, Brixton, London

Richard Yalenold Bush injured

Stanley Rodwell injured

3.2.31 Simmonds Spartan G-ABHH, Lt Finch White, Hanworth

Crashed on landing, Tunis; rebuilt as SE-ADB

Lt Finch A White injured

Michael Pearce unhurt

1.3.31 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-AACL

Missing in snowstorm, English Channel

Charles Compere Job (20) presumed killed

21.3.31 Angus Aquila G-ABIK, A L Angus, Hanworth

Spun off steep turn, Hanworth

Arthur Leighton Angus (26) killed

22.3.31 DH.60X Moth G-EBUX, T H Dastur, Brooklands

Spun and crashed, Brooklands

Tehmurusp Heerjeebhoy Dastur injured (Indian)

Alfred Yes Koh Wong injured (Chinese)

2.4.31 Avro Avian IIIA G-EBZD, C M Brown, Croydon

Crashed off loop, Carshalton, Surrey

Charles Maurice Brown (27) killed

Fg Off Ernest Frederick Smith (36) killed (RAFO)

8.4.31 DH.60X Moth G-EBSA, National Flying Services, Hanworth

Crashed on landing, Hooperton Cross, near Crockernwell, Devon

Philip Frederick Macefield Pedley injured

Gerald Debenham injured

12.4.31 Avro 616 Avian IVA G-ABCF (VH-UPT) "Southern Cross Junior", A James, Sydney

Crashed after wing folded back, Mascot, Sydney, Australia

Leonard J Palmer (29) killed

Albert E James (30) killed

19.4.31 DH.66 Hercules G-EBMW "City of Cairo", Imperial Airways

Wrecked on forced landing on rocky ground, near Koepang, Timor

Capt Roger Pierre Mollard, Capt Howard Whitmore Cowell (Jimmy) Alger, engineer & wireless operator unhurt

22.4.31 Armstrong Whitworth Argosy II G-AACH "City of Edinburgh", Imperial Airways

Crashed after engine failure during practice flight and burnt out, Croydon

Capt John Douglas Mail unhurt (South African)

2.5.31 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-ABFW, V Montagu, Breccles Hall, Attleborough, Norfolk

Crashed and caught fire, near Sabzawar, Persia

Hon Rupert Belville unhurt

Hon Mrs Beatrice Venetia (Edwin) Montagu unhurt

14.5.31 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-ABAK, D G Finch-Hatton

Stalled and crashed after take-off, Voi, Kenya

Capt the Hon Denys George Finch-Hatton (44) killed

Mohamed bin Hamisi killed (Kenyan)

14.5.31 DH.60M Moth G-AAJX, National Flying Services Ltd, Hanworth

Spun into ground after take-off and caught fire, Hough Hill, near Hyde, Cheshire

Bruce Bayne Bossom unhurt

17.5.31 Westland Widgeon IIIA G-AAJF, C R Leathart, Cramlington

Stalled on low turn before landing, Bad Reichenhall, Bavaria, Germany

Constance Ruth Leathart & passenger Hirth unhurt

20.5.31 DH.60 Moth G-EBLX, Newcastle upon Tyne Light Aeroplane Club, Cramlington

Spun into ground, 2m S of Blyth, Northumberland

Thomas Alton injured

31.5.31 Cierva C.19 Mk.II (Avro 620) G-AAKZ, Cierva Autogiro Co Ltd, Hamble

Crashed, Sherburn-in-Elmet, Yorks.

Flt Lt Harry Methuen Scholefield injured (RAFO)

3.6.31 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-AABN, London Aeroplane Club, Stag Lane

Crashed in field, Stanmore, Middx.

Christopher Heming injured

3.6.31 Westland Widgeon III G-EBRL, R A Bruce, Yeovil

Failed to recover from spin, Yeovil

Flt Lt Louis George Paget AFC injured (RAFO)

3.6.31 Avro 504K G-AAUK, Kent Aircraft Services Ltd, Bekesbourne

Hit telegraph wires on forced landing and crashed on railway line, Epsom Downs

Adolphus William Whitta injured

Herbert Hall injured

Mrs Celia Hall injured

6.6.31 Avro 616 Sports Avian IVM G-ABKI, R P Messel

Hit hedge after engine failure on take-off, Whiddon Down, Devon; repaired

H Bedd unhurt (pilot)

Rudolph Putnam Messel unhurt

8.6.31 Armstrong Whitworth Siskin III G-ABHT, Air Service Training, Hamble

Crashed after attempting loop, Sarisbury, Hants.

Fg Off Francis Albert O'Brien (35) killed (RAFO)

13.6.31 Avro Avian IVM G-AAHJ, ADC Aircraft Ltd., Croydon

Wing broke during aerobatics, Fen Ditton, Cambridge

Kenneth George Murray (22) killed

14.6.31 DH.80A Puss Moth G-ABBH, H A Brock, Heston

Spun in during gale, Verneuil-sur-Avre, France

Harold Ashley Brock (28) killed

John Robertson killed

16.6.31 Armstrong Whitworth Argosy II G-EBLO "City of Birmingham", Imperial Airways

Crashed on approach, Aswan, Egypt

Rex Oliver Oxley Taylor, 2 crew & 4 passengers unhurt

18.6.31 Blackburn Bluebird III G-AABF, Miss S O'Brien & Mrs E Gallien

Spun in after take-off, Hatfield

Miss Sicele Julia Mary Annette O'Brien (43) killed

Mrs Enid Merlin Gordon Gallien (44) killed

4.7.31 DH.60M Moth G-AAYF, Surrey Aero Club, Gatwick

Crashed at night and hit tree, Eltham, Kent

George Orme injured

7.7.31 Bristol Type 89 Trainer G-EBOC, Bristol Aeroplane Co., Filton

Collision with Bristol Type 89A G-AAWJ, Filton

Fg Off Charles Henry Carter (22) killed (RAFO)

7.7.31 Bristol 89A Jupiter G-AAWJ, Bristol Aeroplane Co., Filton

Collision with Bristol Type 89 G-EBOC, Filton

Flt Lt Edgar Henfrey Bryant injured (RAFO)

8.7.31 Civilian Coupe G-ABFJ, Civilian Aircraft Company Ltd, Hedon

Nosed over while taxying after forced landing, Bradwall, near Sandbach, Cheshire

L S Dawson unhurt

10.7.31 Fairey IIIF G-AATT, Air Survey Co Ltd, Northolt

Crashed in River Nile in storm, near Nimule, Uganda

Ronald Wilfred Lott Andrews (28) drowned

William Walter Howard drowned

E W Hills rescued

12.7.31 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-ABDR, C E A Flewitt, Castle Bromwich

Crashed in rainstorm, Erdington, near Castle Bromwich

Charles Edward Ansell Flewitt (23) killed

Fg Off John Roderick Horton Baker injured

16.7.31 DH.60X Moth G-EBWL, Phillips & Powis Aircraft (Reading) Ltd, Woodley

Crashed during aerobatics, Hanworth

Mr Mawn injured

18.7.31 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-EBYK, P E Noble, Heston

Spun and crashed following engine failure, Arborfield Cross, near Wokingham

Mrs Violet Oonah Baring (31) killed

Philip Ernest Noble (61) killed

31.7.31 DH.60G Gipsy Moth EI-AAF, Iona National Airways, Kildonan

Crashed into house, near Bundoran, Donegal

L S Coogan injured

John Doherty injured

1.8.31 Avro 504K G-AASS, South Wales Airways, Wenvoe

Embedded in sand while taxying and submerged by tide, near Brynmill Arch, Swansea

H G Pegg unhurt

2.8.31 Avro 504K G-AAUL, Kent Aircraft Services, Bekesbourne

Dived into ground and hit spectators while flour-bombing, Dovercourt, Essex

Norman Steele McConnell injured (pilot; Fg Off, RAFO)

Ernest S Smith injured (passenger)

Harold Letchford injured

Mrs Letchford injured

Percy Maythorne injured

2.8.31 DH.50A G-EBQI "The Lancastrian", Northern Air Transport Ltd, Barton

Ran into ditch on forced landing, New Bradley Hall Farm, Eccleston, near Chorley

George Frew Yuill unhurt

Oliver Smethurst unhurt

27.8.31 Klemm L27 a III G-AAWW, British Railway Traffic & Electric Co, Croydon

Crashed on take-off, Croydon

Flt Lt Walter Fraser Anderson DSO DFC (Ret) & 2 passengers unhurt

28.8.31 Blackburn Lincock I G-EBVO, R L R Atcherley, Brough

Overturned on landing, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Flt Lt Richard Llewellyn Roger Atcherley injured

8.9.31 Blackburn Bluebird III G-EBWE, K V Wright, Farnborough

Engine broke away after take-off, Baulers, Nivelles, Belgium

Fg Off Charles Roosmale McMullin (37) killed (RAFO)

Kenneth Vernon Wright (27) killed

12.9.31 Desoutter I G-AANC, National Flying Services, Hanworth

Crashed in fog, near Leith Hill, near Ockley, Surrey

Capt Edmund Louis Owen Baddeley (36) killed

Lt Peter Claude Boileau (26) killed

Lt Graham George Hughes (27) killed

18.9.31 DH.60M Moth G-AAKR, N B Cohen, Lympne

Crashed after wing broke in steep dive, Newingreen, near Lympne

Nigel Benjamin Cohen (23) killed

20.9.31 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-AAJR, Hampshire Aeroplane Club, Hamble

Lost at sea, off Cornwall

John Courtney Jewell (22) killed

3.10.31 Simmonds Spartan G-AAML, Lt C R V Pugh, RN

Crashed into tree on approach after elevator disconnected, Croydon

Miss Ines Alston (24) died 23.10.31

Lt Charles Richard Vernon Pugh injured

24.10.31 Blackburn Bluebird IV G-ABPV, Blackburn Aeroplane & Motor Co Ltd.

Spun and crashed, Tatoi, Athens, Greece

M Sakellariou killed (Greek Army)

8.11.31 DH.60M Moth G-AAVU, Brooklands Flying School

Hit wind sock on landing in bad weather, Hendon; rebuilt

Fg Off Edward Arnold Jones (35) killed (RAFO)

Flt Lt William Evelyn Patrick Johnson injured

16.11.31 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-AAEN, F W Armitage, Doncaster

Lost control and crashed, Blandford, Dorset

Francis William Armitage injured

John Fox unhurt

13.12.31 DH.60 Moth G-EBOT, Herts & Essex Aero Club, Broxbourne

Spun and caught fire, Broxbourne

The Hon George Garrow Tomlin (33) killed

13.12.31 Avro Avian III G-EBYO, Mrs Vera Brailey, St Lythans

Spun into ground after loop, St Lythans, Cardiff

Capt Cecil Albert Baker (30) killed

H Oliver Evans injured


21.2.32 Comper Swift EI-AAL "Shamrocket 1", M G A Scally, Baldonnel

Crashed, Berre, Marseille, France

Maurice G A "Manco" Scally (32) killed

27.2.32 Klemm L.25-I G-AAHL, Lord Apsley, Heston

Hit windsock on landing, Bristol Airport, Whitchurch

Allen Algernon Bathurst (Lord Apsley) unhurt

23.3.32 DH.60X Moth G-AAPM, Nottingham Flying Cub, Tollerton

Nose dived on forced landing, near Tollerton

Francis William Carson injured

1.4.32 DH.80A Puss Moth G-AAYK, British Air Transport Ltd, Croydon

Crashed on landing, Heston

Ronald Edward Pancoast-Bliss & passengers W Jennings & W Laidlaw unhurt

18.5.32 DH.60X Moth G-AAPL, National Flying Services Ltd, Hanworth

Crashed after wing failure at 1500ft, Waltham, near Grimsby

Thomas Clement Brett (29) killed

Montague Montgomery Hobbs (28) killed

19.5.32 DH.60X Moth G-EBZW, Norfolk & Norwich Aero Club

Crashed, Mousehold, Norwich

Henry Carden Wright (31) killed

21.5.32 Spartan Three Seater G-ABTT, Spartan Aircraft Ltd.

Crashed into tree during race, Stanton, Suffolk

Flt Lt Frank George Gibbons DFC (32) killed

22.5.32 Desoutter II G-ABFO, Personal Flying Services, Croydon

Hit hillside in fog, Meoul, 6m S of Stranraer

Major Irwin Napier Colin Clarke DSC (39) killed

Ernest Victor Barton (36) killed

26.5.32 DH.80A Puss Moth G-AAXL, M D L Scott & O F MacLaren, Skegness

Forced landed on sandbank after engine failure and set on fire, The Wash, off Hunstanton

Capt Michael David Llewellyn Scott & passenger Lewis Tindall rescued

13.5.32 Cierva C.19 Mk III G-AALA?

Hit wire on take-off and overturned, Mansfield, Notts.

Pilot injured

Capt Arthur Wilfred Edward McCabe unhurt

3.7.32 DH.60 Moth G-EBPQ, South Coast Air Lines, Newhaven

Nose dived during aerobatics, Stud Farm, near Newhaven

John Ellis (Jack) Willson injured

4.7.32 DH.60X Moth G-AAMM, National Flying Services Ltd, Hanworth

Hit telegraph pole on landing, Woodley; rebuilt

Mrs Ella Viola (Veronica) Hughes (38) died 14.7.32

William Alfred Blackmore Greenfield unhurt (pilot)

19.7.32 Avro 504K G-AAGG, Scottish Eastern Aircraft Services Ltd, Earlston

Crashed on approach, Blacketyside Field, Leven, Fife

James Hicklin injured (pilot)

James Stewart injured

Miss Phyllis Mclntosh injured

26.7.32 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-AAKM, Skegness & East Lincs Aero Club

Crashed after parachute fouled the tailplane, Littleport, Cambridgeshire; rebuilt

Robert Ernest Hopkins (22) killed

Flt Lt Geoffrey Roger Cole Spencer injured (pilot)

27.7.32 DH.80A Puss Moth G-ABDH, Brian Lewis & Co Ltd, Heston

Broke up in thunderstorm, near Thursley, Surrey

Bruce Bayne Bossom (21) killed

Mrs Emily Bayne Bossom (43) killed

Otto Adolf Joseph Emich Alexander, Graf zu Erbach-Fürstenau (23) killed

31.7.32 Blackburn Bluebird IV EI-AAO, Irish Air Lines, Waterford

Nose dived after take-off, Tramore Strand, Co. Waterford

Andy Woods injured

1.8.32 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-AAEL, Reginald H Lemon, Armthorpe

Spun in from 500ft, Armthorpe, Doncaster

Harry Addy (21) killed

Mark Allinson (14) died 2.8.32

Augustus Grey Diswell Alderson injured (pilot)

4.8.32 Blackburn Bluebird IV G-AATO, Blackburn reserve school, Brough

Dived into ground, Broomfield, near Brough

Plt Off William Harvey Salt (20) killed (RAFO)

12.8.32 Avro 616 Avian IVM G-AAKA, F B Taylor & G W Salt, Kuala Lumpur

Missing, Gulf of Martaban, en route from Moulmein, Burma to Rangoon

Fergus Burtholme Taylor (29) killed

Geoffrey Wyndham Salt (27) killed

27.8.32 Blackburn Bluebird IV G-AATM, North Sea Aerial & General Transport Ltd, Brough

Stalled on turn during flour-bombing display, Coal Aston, Derbyshire

Fg Off John Leonard Mayer DFC (34) died 6.10.32 (RAFO)

3.9.32 Avro 504K G-ABUK, Air Travel Ltd, Wisbech

Spun into ground, Hedon, Hull

Walter Scott Coates injured

Bernard Clark injured

Thomas Clark injured

4.9.32 DH.60X Moth G-AAMO, Berks, Bucks & Oxon Aeroplane Club, Woodley

Crashed, Port Meadow, Oxford

Hilary Palin injured

G C Lassalle injured

12.9.32 Spartan Three Seater I G-ABWX, J Miskelly, Cowes

Crashed after take-off, Tinwald Downs, Dumfries

John Miskelly injured

John Swan injured

18.9.32 Avro 504K G-ABAU, H Sinclair, Brooklands

Destroyed in hangar fire, Priors Farm, Broomfield, Chelmsford

18.9.32 Vickers Vivid G-EBPY, J R Chaplin, Brooklands

Destroyed in hangar fire, Priors Farm, Broomfield, Chelmsford

20.9.32 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-EBYZ, Marshalls Flying School, Fen Ditton, Cambridge

Crashed on forced landing, Hauxton, near Cambridge

William Hart injured

Miss Verna Aylott injured

29.9.32 Cierva C.19 Mk IV G-AAHM, The Cierva Autogiro Co Ltd, Hanworth

Fouled electric cable on take-off and crashed, White City Stadium, Shepherd's Bush, London

Reginald Alfred Charles Brie unhurt

1.10.32 Desoutter I G-AATX, Maidstone Airport Ltd, West Malling

Crashed on forced landing, Edenbridge, Kent

Lyn Wyndham Bamber injured

Miss Beryl Baker injured

Miss Phyllis Mary Morgan injured

5.10.32 Avro 504K G-AAUJ, Cornwall Aviation Co. Ltd.

Spun in during aerobatics, Plompton, near Harrogate

Robert Arthur Snow (33) killed

Edward Duncan Crundall DFC injured (pilot)

George Reginald Walker injured

9.10.32 DH.60X Moth G-EBZU, Northern Air Lines

Spun and crashed shortly after take-off from Barton, Higher Irlam, Lancs.

Olga Homewood (25) killed

Leslie Homewood injured (pilot)

16.10.32 D.H.9J G-EBGT "Nulli Secundus", de Havilland School of Flying, Hatfield

Spun into ground after engine failure on take-off, Hatfield

29.10.32 DH.80A Puss Moth G-ABFU, M Nathan, Rome

Hit electricity pylon in fog, near Rencurel, near Grenoble, France

Maurice Nathan (52) killed

George Montefiore (32) killed

30.11.32 Hawker Hart G-ABTN, The H G Hawker Engineering Co Ltd, Brooklands

Ditched in sea after engine failure, 15m off Ostend, Belgium

Philip Edward Gerald (Gerry) Sayer rescued

4.12.32 DH.60X Moth G-AAYS, Hampshire Aeroplane Club, Hamble

Dived into sea, Southampton Water, near Netley

Fg Off Eric Douglas Bishop (23) died 5.12.32

Plt Off Richard James Berens (21) drowned


4.1.33 Bulldog IIIA R-5, A&AEE, Martlesham

Broke up during aerobatics, Norton Heath, Essex

Fg Off John Laurance Armstrong (26) killed (New Zealander)

14.1.33 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-AAYJ, A F D D Sale-Barker, Hanworth

Overturned on forced landing in bad weather, 40m SW of Nairobi, Kenya

Miss Audrey Florice Durrell Drummond Sale-Barker injured

Miss Joan Page injured

22.1.33 DH.83 Fox Moth G-ABZM, W M Omsted, Oslo

Crashed into the North Sea, off SW Norway

Wilhelm M Omsted killed (Norwegian)

Lt Sigurd Ibs Aagenæs (27) killed (Norwegian)

25.1.33 Supermarine Air Yacht G-AASE "Windward III", Mrs J J James, Southampton

Stalled on take off, Gulf of Salerno, Italy

Thomas (Tommy) Rose unhurt (pilot)

Ernest (Fred) Smith unhurt (flight engineer)

Mrs June Jewett (Jewell) James injured (American)

+3 unhurt

31.1.33 DH.80A Puss Moth G-AAYB, P G T Rodd, Brooklands

Stalled on turn after take off from frozen lake, St Moritz, Switzerland

Lt-Cdr Patrick Geoffrey Tremayne Rodd (31) killed

Charles Schaer injured (Swiss)

5.2.33 Martinsyde A.V.1 G-ABKH, C B Field, Kingswood Knoll

Hit telegraph pole and crashed, Bekesbourne, Kent

Charles Brian Field injured

David Roberts injured

17.2.33 Avro 621 Tutor G-ABZR, National Aviation Day Displays

Crashed during aerobatics, Wingfield aerodrome, Cape Town, South Africa

Flt Lt Harold Lawson (36) killed (RAFO)

Edward Louis Ross killed

7.3.33 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-ABEP, British Air Transport Ltd, Croydon

Ditched in English Channel after engine failure, between St Inglevert and Lympne

Capt Claud Edmund Clayton Penny rescued

G P Harrington rescued

28.3.33 Armstrong Whitworth Argosy II G-AACI "City of Liverpool", Imperial Airways

Crashed after cabin fire, near Eessen, Dixmude, Belgium

Capt Lionel Louis Leleu (35) killed (Fg Off, RAFO)

W R Brown killed (flight engineer)

Ernest Finney Stubbs (24) killed (wireless operator)

Louis Ottewell Dearden (32) killed

Lionel Aglio Dibdin (51) killed

Mrs Cecily Grace Dibdin (50) killed

Miss Valerie Forrester Thomson (28) killed

Eugene Kreglinger (35) killed (Belgian)

Hugh McIlrath (21) killed (Australian)

Miss Katherine McIlrath (19) killed (Australian)

Sir John Thomas Podger Rowland (54) killed

Charles Frederick Rowsell (68) killed

Alexander A Thompson killed

Albert Voss (69) killed

Miss Lotte Voss (16) killed (German)

12.4.33 Avro Avian V G-ABLK "Southern Cross Minor", W N Lancaster

Forced landed in Sahara, 170 miles south of Reggane, Algeria

William Newton Lancaster (35) died 20.4.33

23.4.33 DH.60X Moth G-EBTV, Skegness & East Lincolnshire Aero Club

Dived into sea, off Seacroft, Skegness

Joseph Henry Barton (20) drowned

Walter Shaw unhurt (pilot)

30.4.33 Avro 504K G-ABZC, Devonshire Aviation Tours, Exeter

Crashed on forced landing out of fuel, Chard, Somerset

Gerald Banfield (23) killed

James Henry Hickling injured (pilot)

Charles Guppy injured

3.5.33 DH.60M Moth G-AAWX, R C Ramsay, Bekesbourne

Stalled, dived into ground and caught fire, Charing, Kent

Dr Edward John Littledale injured

7.5.33 DH.80A Puss Moth G-ABSB, Hillmans Airways, Romford

Overshot landing and hit hedge, Clacton-on-Sea Aerodrome

Richard Cecil Warner injured

Walter Forrester injured

Miss Winifred Syrell injured

13.5.33 B.A.C. Drone No. 4, Maidstone Flying School

Sideslipped and crashed, West Malling

Charles Herbert Lowe-Wylde (32) killed

24.5.33 DH.60G Gipsy Moth EI-AAH, Irish Aero Club, Baldonnel

Crashed in sea after loop, off Dalkey Island, Co Dublin

Major Samuel William Dunckley (42) drowned

Edward Dodwell Clayson (33) drowned

1.6.33 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-AAKX, Gravesend Aviation Ltd.

Lost at sea, Thames estuary

Richard Fortescue (22) killed

6.6.33 Westland Widgeon IIIA G-AAFD, R Ince, Heston

Ditched in English Channel after engine failure, 4m SW of Boulogne

John Dennis Turner rescued

6.6.33 Avro Avian IVM G-ABDN, H B Chantrey, Heston

Spun off turn after take-off and caught fire, Skegness

Hubert Bentinck Chantrey (29) killed

Miss Vera Emily Field (30) killed

13.6.33 Vickers Vildebeest O-1 (G-ABJK)?, RAE, Farnborough

Stalled and crashed after take-off and caught fire, Farnborough

Flt Lt Francis Stafford O'Hanlon (29) killed

1.7.33 DH.83 Fox Moth G-ACEI, The Scottish Motor Traction Co Ltd., Turnhouse

Hit fence on take-off and caught fire, Alva, Clackmannanshire

Alexander Caldwell & 3 passengers unhurt

7.7.33 DH.60G Gipsy Moth EI-AAI, Irish Aero Club

Collision with Fox Moth G-ABWF during display, Limerick

William Robert Elliot killed (CFI of Irish Aero Club)

William Ower (25) killed

Geoffrey Tyson unhurt in Fox Moth

8.7.33 Comper CLA.7 Swift G-ACBY, R O Shuttleworth, Old Warden

Crashed on forced landing, Moulton, Northants.

F R Walker injured

14.7.33 Fairey Fox I G-ACAS, Luxury Air Tours Ltd, Hanworth

Burnt out after forced landing on fire, Ford, Sussex

Fg Off John Bernard Walter Pugh injured (RAFO)

Mrs J Davies injured

Miss Doherty injured

15.7.33 DH.80A Puss Moth G-ABUJ, Anglo-American Oil Co., Heston

Crashed into sea while low-flying, off Seaview, IoW

Fg Off Brendan John O'Connor Hanstock unhurt (RAFO)

Cdr Humphrey Cecil Coysh unhurt

23.7.33 DH.84 Dragon G-ACCV "Seafarer", Mrs Amy Mollison, Stag Lane

Overturned on landing downwind at night, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA

Amy Mollison injured

James Allan Mollison injured

3.8.33 DH.60X Moth G-EBSP, Phillips & Powis Aircraft (Reading) Ltd, Woodley

Crashed on landing in field, Winnersh, Berks.

Norbert Ley injured (Belgian)

24.8.33 DH.83 Fox Moth G-ABUP, Aviation Tours Ltd, Hanworth

Crashed in beet field, South Grange Farm, Ashby, near Scunthorpe, Lincs.

Capt Earl Bateman Fielden unhurt

Frederick La Croix injured

Clifford Jones injured

26.8.33 DH.82A Tiger Moth G-ACDY, The Scottish Motor Traction Co Ltd.

Hit car and crashed on bank of River Don while flying inverted, Seaton, Aberdeen

William Stevenson unhurt

5 spectators injured

28.8.33 Avro 504K G-AATY, Wolverhampton Aircraft Co Ltd, Brooklands

Hit gatepost and crashed on landing, near Kingsgate, Bridlington

William Eric Warr Grieve & 2 passengers unhurt

30.8.33 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-AAGS, S P Tyzack, Sywell

Crashed into estuary after wing struck pedestrians on beach, Barmouth

Wilfred Allport (20) killed

Clifford Allport injured

Miss Ethel Doreen Tyzack injured (pilot)

15.9.33 DH.84 Dragon G-ACHX, Wrightson & Pearce Ltd, Heston

Hit hedge on take-off, Armthorpe, Doncaster; repaired

Capt George Arthur Pennington (34) killed

Fred Darling injured

Mrs Norah Valerie Hartigan injured

Fred Lane injured

Herbert Henry Gratwicke Blagrave unhurt

Peter Edward Gratwicke Blagrave unhurt

Archie Burns unhurt

Gordon Richards unhurt

18.9.33 Bristol Fighter G-ABXV, P H Thomas & Hon J Grimston, Upper Heyford

Hit wall on landing, Capenoch, Dumfriessshire

Hon. John Grimston unhurt

John Carson unhurt

25.9.33 Miles M.2 Hawk G-ACJY, F G Miles, Woodley

Hit telegraph pole on landing, Woodley

Capt Benjamin Alfred Davey injured

28.9.33 Spartan Three Seater I G-ABWV, Rollason Aviation, Croydon

Flew into hillside in fog, Little Ponton, near Grantham

George Blackburn Watson (27) killed

1.10.33 DH.83 Fox Moth G-ACGW, C Lloyd, Heston

Crashed on take-off and destroyed by fire, Quennevais racecourse, Jersey

Capt Charles Lloyd injured

Mrs Ursula Eileen Hanson injured

Mr Fletcher unhurt

1.10.33 Percival Gull Four G-ACAL, British Air Navigation Co., Heston

Crashed in mist, Sandhurst, near Hawkhurst, Kent

Capt Arthur Jack Graham Styran MC AFC (43) killed

Ian Charles MacGilchrist (27) killed

Bertram Wilson (38) killed

1.10.33 Spartan Three Seater II G-ABZH, Aerofilms Ltd

Stalled on approach, Colpe Farm, near Drogheda, Ireland

Fg Off Robert Kingsley Rose (34) killed (RAFO)

Patrick Hoey injured

Mrs Hoey injured

21.10.33 Boulton Paul P.64 G-ABYK, Boulton & Paul Aeroplane Co Ltd.

Dived into ground, Martlesham Heath

Flt Lt Gordon Lennox George Richmond injured

25.10.33 Avro 552 G-ABGO, Inca Aviation Co Ltd, Hanworth

Crashed and overturned after take-off, Coal Aston, Derbyshire

Richard Batson injured

Aymer Stretch Hutton injured

18.11.33 Avro 594 Avian IV G-EBQL, Lancashire Aero Club, Woodford

Spun and caught fire, Barton

Charles Needham injured

29.11.33 Miles M.2 Hawk G-ACLB, E D Spratt, Hamble

Accident, Blecherette, Switzerland

Edward Devereux Spratt (pilot)

1.12.33 Breda 15 G-ABCC, Gloster Aircraft Co Ltd & Ugo Antoni Safety Aircraft Ltd.

Crashed following wing flutter, Chosen Hill, Churchdown, Glos.

Capt Howard John Thomas Saint DSC unhurt

5.12.33 G.A.L. Monospar ST.4 Mk.II G-ACKT, Duchess of Bedford, Woburn

Crashed avoiding electricity pylon, Thrupp's Farm, Lidlington, Bedford

Flt Lt James Berard Allen (35) killed (RAFO)

16.12.33 Miles M.2 Hawk G-ACHK, E D Bigg, Woodley

Hit trees on take-off, Cherangani, Kenya

Edward Denys Arthur Bigg injured

Loudan~ injured

30.12.33 Avro Ten G-ABLU "Apollo", Imperial Airways

Hit wireless mast and crashed, Ruysselede, near Bruges, Belgium

Fg Off John Moore Gittins (27) killed (RAFO)

Flt Lt Hugh Granville Loch (26) killed (RAFO)

Alfred Dennis Druitt Brown (33) killed

Miss Maude Desmond (22) killed

Louis John Herman Grein (62) killed (Dutch)

Samuel Halperin (40) killed (Polish)

Gerard Mes (33) killed (Dutch)

Thomas Robert Sydenham Perry (35) killed

Victor Hugh John Schroeder (51) killed

Charles Alfred Young killed


5.1.1934 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-ABDV, E Frost, Paris-Orly

Hit electricity pylon on forced landing in bad weather, near Nevers, France

Miss Evelyn Frost (30) killed (American)

Geoffrey Benskin Ruddle injured (pilot)

13.1.34 Parnall Elf G-AAIO, F R Hall, Down Hatherley

Spun, crashed and burned, Park Corner, near Sapperton, Glos.

Fred Rowland Hall (43) killed

Roy Weston Hall (17) killed

20.1.34 Blackburn Bluebird IV G-AAOI, York County Aviation Club

Stalled, crashed and caught fire, Sherburn-in-Elmet

James Varley Quarmby (26) killed

Clifford Shaw (26) killed

20.1.34 Miles M.2B Hawk G-ACKW (VT-AES), Man Mohan Singh

Hit trees on forced landing, Griselles, near Montargis, France

Man Mohan Singh injured (Indian)

28.1.34 Comper Swift G-ABJR, C R Shillingford, Brooklands

Spun off slow roll, Brooklands

Charles Raymond Shillingford (29) killed

6.3.34 Blackburn Bluebird IV G-AABV, T E Richardson, Hedon

Spun off slow roll, Hedon

Dr John Hugh Paton MB ChB (34) died 7.3.34 (Fg Off, RAFO)

11.3.34 Avro 504K G-AAEZ, North British Aviation Co Ltd, Hooton Park

Wing hit ground and crashed, Burscough, near Ormskirk, Lancs.

Launcelot John Rimmer unhurt

20.3.34 Parnall Elf I G-AAFH, Lord Apsley

Hit hedge on take-off, Heronsgate, near Rickmansworth, Herts.

Allen Algernon Bathurst (Lord Apsley) unhurt

24.3.34 DH.60X Moth G-EBWT, Herts & Essex Aero Club, Broxbourne

Stalled and crashed, Nazeing, Essex

Norman Geoffrey Bartholomew (22) killed

Eric Alfred William Dymond injured (pilot)

28.3.34 DH.80A Puss Moth G-ABXY, H L Brook, Sherburn

Crashed in snowdrift on forced landing in fog, Mont Lozere, Cevennes, France

Harold Leslie Brook unhurt

22.4.34 DH.60M Moth G-AASM, Brooklands Flying Club

Crashed, Cheam, Surrey

Lindsay Robertson Glegg injured

1.5.34 Percival Gull Four G-ACJR, N M Gazdar, Hamble

Ditched in English Channel, 18m NW of Dieppe

Noshir Maneck Gazdar rescued (Indian)

August Stefan Hell rescued (Austrian)

2.5.34 Blackburn Bluebird IV G-AATP, York County Aviation Club, Sherburn-in-Elmet

Wrecked in crash in field, South Milford, near Sherburn

Frank Lodge injured

9.5.34 Desoutter I G-AATF, L A M Dundas (Earl of Ronaldshay), Portsmouth

Crashed on take-off, Hanworth

J D Kerwin unhurt (pilot)

William Courtenay injured

F Hoofa injured

21.5.34 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-ABJL, C H F Fuller, Hanworth

Nose dived after engine failure and caught fire, near Muntham Court, Findon, Sussex

Edwin Duncan Sandys injured

4.6.34 Avro 631 Cadet G-ACRY, Air Service Training Ltd, Hamble

Ditched in sea, off Hill Head, near Lee-on-Solent

Murzban Ardeshir Choksey injured (Indian)

5.6.34 Miles M.2D Hawk G-ACSX, Harlow Mill Ltd

Hit high ground in fog, near Chop Gate, Bilsdale, N Yorks.

Harry Mayes unjured

Miss L Denham unjured

H F Morton unhurt

10.6.34 Avro 621 Tutor G-AARZ, A V Roe & Co Ltd.

Spun in during aerobatic contest, Vincennes, Paris, France

Capt Placido d'Abreu killed (Portuguese)

16.6.34 DH.83 Fox Moth G-ABYO, Norman Edgar (Western Airways), Whitchurch

Dived in on forced landing and destroyed by fire, Five Lanes, Caerwent, Monmouthshire

Arthur Turner (41) killed

Douglas Frank Charles Brecknell injured (pilot)

Godfrey Jones injured

17.6.34 Avro Tutor G-ACOV, Air Pageants Ltd.

Wing failed during aerobatics at British Hospitals Air Pageant, Stretton, Burton-on-Trent

Cecil Hardy (36) killed

Arthur George Bullmore injured (pilot)

23.6.34 DH.60X Moth G-EBZZ, Herts & Essex Aero Club, Broxbourne

Spun and dived into field, Cold Harbour Farm, Stanstead Abbots, Herts.

Einar Mathieson (27) killed (Norwegian)

Eric Alfred William Dymond survived (pilot)

24.6.34 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-AACO, Scarborough Aero Club, Ganton, East Heslerton

Dived in and caught fire, East Heslerton, Yorks.

Gerald Henry Lawson Royle (16) killed

25.6.34 DH.82 Tiger Moth G-ACBB, Bristol Aeroplane Co., Filton

Collision with G-ACBE, Nibley, Yate

Fg Off Geoffrey Paulet French Hills (34) killed (RAFO)

Fg Off Hamish McKenzie Kerr baled out (RAFO)

25.6.34 DH.82 Tiger Moth G-ACBE, Bristol Aeroplane Co., Filton

Collision with G-ACBB, Nibley, Yate

Fg Off John Macphee Darroch (37) killed (RAFO)

Fg Off Cyril Raymond Lawence Shaw (34) killed (RAFO)

30.6.34 Avro 504N G-ACRS, National Aviation Day Displays

Crashed during display, Cove, near Aldershot

Sgt William "Jock" Mackay (33) died 1.7.34

11.7.34 Avro 504K G-AAGB, Universal Airways, Telscombe Cliffs

Nose dived off turn after take-off, Telscombe Cliffs, near Peacehaven, Sussex

Captain Eric George Duncan Stewart MC injured

Harold Geoffrey Lightbody injured

Christopher Lewis Hind unhurt

13.7.34 DH.84 Dragon G-ACRH "Aberdonian", Aberdeen Airways Ltd, Dyce

Crashed on take-off and burnt, Dyce

Fg Off James S Carr injured (pilot)

Miss Freda Cadle injured

George Francis Collie injured

John Cranna injured

Prof Leybourne Stanley Patrick Davidson injured

James H Ducat injured

George Esslemont injured

Miss Hopkins injured

Dr John A Innes injured

Coun. Edward W Watt injured

21.7.34 DH.53 Humming Bird G-EBQP, S V Pantvaidya, Hamble

Stalled and crashed, Hamble

Shrikrishna Vaman Pantvaidya (26) killed (Indian)

23.7.34 B.A. Swallow L25C-Ia G-ACUM, A Sebag-Montefiore, Heston

Hit hedge on take-off and caught fire, Beenham, Berks.

Arthur Sebag-Montefiore & passenger injured

31.7.34 DH.83 Fox Moth G-ACEE, The Scottish Motor Traction Co Ltd, Turnhouse

Crashed into trees after take-off, Riverside Park, Dundee

Stewart Menzies Campbell (30) died 1.8.34

Nan Craighead (16) killed

John Annesley Hankins injured (pilot)

1.8.34 Comper Swift G-ABRE, V Smith, Capetown

Forced landed with engine failure, near Port Etienne, Mauritania

Victor Smith unhurt

9.8.34 Miles M.2 Hawk G-ACJD, Sir Alfred Beit, Heston

Hit trees on take-off, Crichel Park golf course, near Wimborne, Dorset

Edward Murray injured

Sir Alfred Beit MP unhurt

12.8.34 DH.84 Dragon G-ACJM "Trail of the Caribou", L G Reid, Hatfield

Hit hedge on landing, Hamble

Capt Leonard Gillespie Reid & passenger unhurt

20.8.34 Avro Cadet three-seater G-ACJX, Henlys Ltd, Heston

Blown against wall and wrecked in gale, Middleton Sands, Morecambe

21.8.34 Westland P.V.7 P7, A&AEE, Martlesham Heath

Broke up in dive; crashed in River Deben, near Abbey Farm, Campsea Ashe, Suffolk

Harald James Penrose baled out

23.8.34 DH.85 Leopard Moth G-ACLX, J J van der Leeuw

Crashed into hillside, Mporoto mountains, near Tukuyu, Tanganyika

Dr Johannes Jacobus van der Leeuw (40) killed (Dutch)

25.8.34 Miles M.2 Hawk G-ACKI, G J Armstrong-Evans, Reading

Crashed on approach, Morston, Norfolk

Plt Off Peter Hilary Pomeroy Simonds (24) killed

George Joseph Armstrong Evans injured (pilot)

29.8.34 DH.84 Dragon G-ACCE, The Hon Brian Lewis, Heston

Hit wall on take-off, Kirkwall, Orkney

Pilot Coleman & 7 passengers unhurt:

Gilbert & Mrs Archer

John M Archer

Mr, Mrs & Miss Sharp

Miss Traill

2.9.34 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-AAEU, Kent Flying Club, Bekesbourne

Spun and crashed during aerial treasure hunt, Adisham Downs, near Charing, Kent

John Wilfrid James (33) killed

Norman Ian Ramsay (19) killed

6.9.34 British Klemm Swallow G-ACON, Capt A D Crabbe, Hanworth

Stalled and crashed on forced landing in fog, Grove Gaps, near Retford

Capt Archibald Douglas injured

Capt Archibald Douglas Crabbe injured

8.9.34 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-AADP, East Anglian Aero Club, Abridge

Crashed, near Abridge, Essex

Neville Morland Browning injured

A E Jury injured

10.9.34 Avro 631 Cadet G-ACUH, Air Service Training Ltd, Hamble

Pilot fell out during slow roll; used parachute, near Southampton

Kenric Torlesse Murray unhurt

16.9.34 Blackburn Bluebird IV G-AAVF, Lincolnshire Aero Club

Forced landed after hitting photographer, Limber, near Grimsby

Mrs Rosa Dorothy Davy (46) killed

Capt Charles Ian Marr Johnson unhurt (pilot)

Miss Barbara Davy unhurt (passenger)

22.9.34 Handley Page W.10 G-EBMM "Youth of New Zealand", National Aviation Day Displays

Crashed after control lost, College Farm, near Aston Clinton, Bucks.

Fg Off Charles Henry Godwin Bremridge (30) killed (RAFO)

James Donovan (47) killed (engineer)

Arthur Vernon Littlejohns (40) killed (rigger)

Donelly Arthur Dell Harington (18) killed (apprentice)

29.9.34 Airspeed Courier G-ACSY, London, Scottish & Provincial Airways

Spun and crashed, Shoreham, near Sevenoaks, Kent

Fg Off Ronald Maxwell Smith (26) killed (RAFO)

Frederick Victor Garrett-Reed (34) killed

Mrs Ellen Rose-Innes (66) killed

Dr Picotee Elizabeth Rose-Innes (26) killed

30.9.34 Miles M.2D Hawk G-ACPD, T C Place, Woodley

Collision with Avro 504N G-ACLV on approach, Hill Farm, Woodford, Essex

Richmond Fothergill Robinson injured

E A Dorling injured

Miss J Quirke injured

Morris Edward Hearn unhurt in G-ACLV

2.10.34 DH.89 Dragon Rapide G-ACPM, Hillman's Airways

Crashed into English Channel in low cloud, 4 miles off Folkestone

Fg Off Walter Robert Bannister (43) killed (RAFO)

Louis Beigneux killed (French)

Jean Louis Bordaz (32) killed (French)

Miss Phyllis Budden (19) killed

Andrew McGregor Ritchie (31) killed

Albert Paul de Sanno (66) killed (American)

Helene Slabodsky (32) killed (French)

11.10.34 DH.60X Moth G-EBWA, C G M, G E & W J Alington, Broxbourne

Overturned on forced landing on moorland in fog, between Buxton and Macclesfield

William James Alllngton injured

Henry Ellis injured

17.10.34 Airspeed AS.5 Courier G-ACLS, Air Taxis Ltd, Croydon

Hit bank on forced landing, near Grenoble, France

Crundall unhurt

22.10.34 Fairey Fox I G-ACXX, J K C Baines

Crashed, Palazzo San Gervasio, near Foggia, Italy

Fg Off Harold Darwin Gilman (28) killed (Australian)

James Keith Campbell Baines (28) killed

23.10.34 Avro 616 Avian IVM G-ABIE, S P Jackson

Hit tree on forced landing, near Moschiano, Avellino, Italy

Sydney Packwood Jackson unhurt

28.10.34 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-ABTS, Henlys Ltd, Heston

Spun in after take-off, Stallpits Farm, Shrivenham, Berks; rebuilt

2Lt William Fletcher (21) died 11.11.34

Archibald George Hamilton (24) killed

31.10.34 Desoutter I G-AAPY, M D L Scott, Skegness

Damaged on landing in field, Pinner Park Farm, Middx.

3.11.34 DH.60X Moth G-EBXG, Nottingham Flying Club, Tollerton

Wing failed in loop; crashed and burnt, Chilwell Manor golf course, near Beeston, Notts.

Fg Off Philip Spencer Rook (24) killed (Special Reserve)

Plt Off Alan Cuyler Grant-Dalton (24) killed (Special Reserve)

7.11.34 DH.60X Moth G-AAAG, Portsmouth Aero Club

Spun into the Solent in bad weather, off Spithead

John Cash (34) killed

Ronald Keith Randall (19) killed

15.11.34 Miles M.2 Hawk G-ACVO, K W Hole, Hatfield

Crashed on forced landing, Flamstead, Herts.

Pilot & passenger injured (both Swedish)

23.11.34 DH.80A Puss Moth G-AAZN, G H Turner, Barton

Crashed in thick fog, Rough Stone Farm, near Bradnop, Leek, Staffs.

Geoffrey Heap Turner (24) killed

8.12.34 DH.60G Gipsy Moth G-AALJ, Malling Aero Club

Crashed in hop garden, near West Malling, Kent

John Francis Senter injured

Dennis Mayby injured

9.12.34 DH Moth Major G-ACOH, Midland Aero Club, Castle Bromwich

Collision with Hart K3887 on landing, Castle Bromwich

Frank Smith (32) killed

22.12.34 DH.60G Gipsy Moth, EI-AAR, E J Dease (Everson Flying Services), Kildonan

Hit bush and crashed on take-off after forced landing, Raffrey, Co. Down

James Bell unhurt

Joseph Gilmore unhurt


1935 - 1939


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