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Old 3rd Dec 2017, 23:10
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I'm not sure if this is the correct heading under which to ask the questioon but perhaps some of the older Biggin hands with memories better than mine can answer the question arising from some historical research being done.

Before the Biggin Hill Flying Club was sold to Spooner Aviation, it used to operate a couple of Victa Airtourers and according to my log they were G-AWOZ and G-ATCK. One of these was purchased by club member Barry Hodson. Does anyone know which a/c he owned and what happened to it and him?
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I flew both of those Airtourers when I was training at the Biggin Hill Flying club back in 1973.
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G-INFO has Barry Hodson as owner of G-ATCK and it was cancelled on 25/6/75 as destroyed. I can't find a reference to it on the AAIB site so hopefully not a serious accident.

Edit: 'TCK crashed near Biggin 25/8/74. I'm afraid there are no other details.

'WOZ crashed at Chew Magna, 7/6/75. Sadly 2 killed during low level aerobatics display.

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G-INFO has Barry Hodson as owner of G-ATCK and it was cancelled on 25/6/75 as destroyed. I can't find a reference to it on the AAIB site so hopefully not a serious accident.

Edit: 'TCK crashed near Biggin 25/8/74. I'm afraid there are no other details.

'WOZ crashed at Chew Magna, 7/6/75. Sadly 2 killed during low level aerobatics display.
I was pretty sure that one of the aircraft had perished but Lady Bracknell would be appalled at the loss of both of them.

Treadigraph, I'm grateful for your involvement, thanks.
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