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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1216
Last updated: 3 November 2019
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Date:05-JUN-1928
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60X Moth
Owner/operator:Johannesburg Light Plane Club
Registration: G-UAAQ
C/n / msn: 534
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Roodepoort, Johannesburg, Gauteng -   South Africa
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Baragwanath Airport, Baragwanath, Gauteng, Johannesburg (FASY)
Destination airport:Roodepoort, Johannesburg, South Africa
Narrative:
DH.60X [Cirrus II] to De Havilland South Africa with C of A 1303 issued 1.2.28. Sold to J H Veasey, the DH Agent for Southern Africa. Probably initially for sale in Northern Rhodesia but no registration traced. (Possibly sale fell through) Registered G-UAAQ 1.6.28 to Johannesburg Light Plane Club Ltd, Baragwanath; named "Dulmar".

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed on 5.6.28: Crew was performing a training flight in the region of Baragwanath, Gauteng. Aircraft crashed for unknown reason in Roodepoort, in the suburb of Johannesburg. Both crew were injured. [Shown in ICAN 356 as ZS-AAQ but probably never re-registered]

Sources:

1. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-UA.html
2. http://www.afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/88-register-south-africa
3. http://www.dehavilland.co.za/DH60_Moth_construction_numbers_and_histories.htm
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1928/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-60x-moth-in-roodepoort/]
5. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jan-2008 10:12 JINX Added
01-Feb-2008 02:08 JINX Updated
17-Jan-2014 00:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2017 16:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Mar-2018 12:47 Sergey L. Updated [Cn, Narrative]

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