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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154231
Last updated: 17 December 2019
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Date:15-MAR-1952
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:N E Waugh
Registration: VP-KDS
C/n / msn: 4035
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Entebbe -   Uganda
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Bukoba, Tanzania
Destination airport:Entebbe, Uganda
Narrative:
To DH South Africa with C of A 3712 issued 30.12.32. Registered VP-YAK 11.3.33. Possibly the DH.83 sold to London Rhodesian Mining & Ranching Co, as the personal aircraft of Digby Burnett.

Registered ZS-AEW 22.6.34. [A DH.83 was acquired by Johannesburg Aero Club 2.38; this appears to be the only candidate]. Impressed into military service with the South African Air Force as SAAF 1413 in 1940.

Registration ZS-AEW restored by 31.1.47 (probably at Baragwanath). Delivered to Eastleigh, Nairobi, Kenya 12.1.47 and registered in 4.47 as VP-KDS to Noon & Pearce Air Charters Ltd, Nairobi West.

Registered 26.10.51 to N E Waugh, Bukoba, Tanganyika. Undercarriage collapsed on landing at Entebbe 15.3.52. Not repaired and registration cancelled 31.1.54

Sources:

http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh83.pdf
www.dehavilland.ukf.net/p040.htm
http://www.goldenyears.ukf.net/reg_VP-Y.htm
http://www.saairforce.co.za/the-airforce/aircraft/135/d-h-83-fox-moth
http://www.goldenyears.ukf.net/reg_VP-Y.htm
http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/zs-aaa.pdf
http://www.goldenyears.ukf.net/reg_ZS-.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Mar-2013 08:36 Dr. John Smith Added

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