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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153538
Last updated: 21 July 2020
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Date:06-AUG-1933
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth
Owner/operator:Carl Nauer
Registration: CH-326
C/n / msn: 2211
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:mouth of Congo River near Muanda ? -   Congo
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Moçâmedes, Angola
Destination airport:Croydon
Narrative:
Disappeared on attempted record breaking flight Cape Town to London. A body was sighted but not recovered , supposedly the pilot Carl Nauer, in the Congo River about three weeks later.
On 05-11-1933 it was reported that the wreck of Nauer’s airplane was found near Benguella Angola.

Sources:

Jenaer Volksblatt 30 August 1933
http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_CH-.html
De Telegraaf
06-11-1933
https://resolver.kb.nl/resolve?urn=ddd:110571761:mpeg21:a0080


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2013 16:39 Dr. John Smith Added
29-Feb-2020 19:20 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Jul-2020 11:55 Cobar Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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