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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153568
Last updated: 8 June 2020
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Date:29-AUG-1936
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:Dr Godfrey C.Dalton.
Registration: ZS-ADV
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rosherville, near Alberton -   South Africa
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Rand Airport, Johannesburg, RSA
Destination airport:
Narrative:
ZS-ADV registered 5.9.32 to Dr Godfrey C.Dalton. Named 'Skylark'. (Previous identity and c/no not confirmed)

Crashed Rosherville, near Alberton 29.8.36; following Dr Dalton having heart attack shortly after take off from Rand Airport, Johannesburg. Student pilot/passenger Steve Kruger took over control and crash-landed it after 35 mins.

Sources:

http://www.goldenyears.ukf.net/reg_ZS-.htm
http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/zs-aaa.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Feb-2013 18:42 Dr. John Smith Added

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