Date & Time: Apr 21, 1936
Type of aircraft:
De Havilland DH.60 Moth
Operator:
Registration:
G-AARE
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
West Malling - Kingsdown
MSN:
1176
YOM:
1930
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The aircraft was owned by John Kempton Lawrence but piloted that day by Archibald J. Moffat who was travelling from West Malling to Kingsdown, in the region of Carlisle. En route, he encountered low visibility due to poor weather conditions and the single engine aircraft hit a slope of Mt Cross Fell, the highest mountain in the Pennine Hills at 893 meters. The aircraft was destroyed and the pilot was killed.