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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154224
Last updated: 17 September 2019
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Date:24-JAN-1958
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH83 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.83 Fox Moth
Owner/operator:Aerial Farming Services Ltd
Registration: ZS-CFP
C/n / msn: 4023
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Oranjeville, Orange Free State -   South Africa
Phase: Take off
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Oranjeville, Orange Free State
Destination airport:
Narrative:
To De Havilland South Africa with C of A 3624 issued 25.10.32. Registered ZS-ADH 12.12.32 to Capt
S S Halse, Johannesburg. To Johannesburg Light Plane Club, Baragwanath. Registration cancelled
6.1.36. Re-registered VP-YBD 1.36 to Capt EH Spencer, Victoria Falls.

Re-registered in 1946 to Spencer's Airways Ltd, Victoria Falls. Registration cancelled pre-1.1.47. Sold by Capt EH Spencer's estate in airworthy condition 21.6.47. Re-registered VP-RCE 1951 to J Gordon Watt, Livingstone. Reregistered VP-YLS 1954. Registration cancelled 1956. Registered ZS-CFP 17.4.57 to Aerial Farming Services Ltd, Rand.

Written off when crashed into wall during spraying operations on take-off Oranjeville, Orange Free State 24.1.58

Sources:

http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh83.pdf
http://www.dehavilland.co.za/DH83_Fox_Moth.html
http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/zs-aaa.pdf
http://www.goldenyears.ukf.net/reg_ZS-.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Mar-2013 07:15 Dr. John Smith Added

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