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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153455
Last updated: 4 August 2020
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Date:20-FEB-1940
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZS-AIB
C/n / msn: 2026
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cape Town -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Registered G-AAXV [C of R 2555] 6.30 to Leon C [Charles] Desoutter, Stag Lane. (Fitted with Gipsy III #3024). C of A 2634 issued 5.7.30. Registered [C of R 3287] 7.31 to (unknown party). Registered [C of R 3326] 7.31 to The Parker Pen Co Ltd, Heston (later Croydon) and operated jointly with their advertising agents First International Agency with “Parker Duofold” logos. Flown by AS d'Ydewalle on 30,000 mile European tour 8.31-10.31. Registered [C of R 6715] 8.2.36 to Christopher M Charlewood Turner, Lympne. Flown by Turner to Cape Town, departing Croydon 25.5.36.

Registration cancelled 3.37 as sold. Registered in South Africa as ZS-AIB 24.10.36. Crashed 20.2.40 in Cape Town, South Africa

Sources:

1. http://www.dehavilland.co.za/DH80A_Puss_Moth.html
2. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh80.pdf
3. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AAXV.pdf
4. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/75-register-gb-g-aa
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A1.html
6. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_ZS-.html
7. http://www.orpheusweb.co.uk/vicsmith/OldAccs/Feb40.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Feb-2013 18:09 Dr. John Smith Added
26-Nov-2017 15:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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