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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154262
Last updated: 8 June 2020
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Date:31-MAY-1937
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:Irrawaddy Flotilla & Airways Ltd,
Registration: VT-AFZ
C/n / msn: 4092
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bassein River, Burma -   Myanmar
Phase: Take off
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:Bassein River, Burma
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Built by De Havilland at Stag Lane Edgware in 1934 as a Float plane: to India with C of A 4490 issued 5.9.34. Registered VT-AFZ [C of R 240] 7.11.34 to Irrawaddy Flotilla & Airways Ltd, Rangoon; named "Zinyaw".

Damaged beyond repair when it hit buoy on take-off from the Bassein Rivera, Burma 31.5.37. Registration VT-AFZ belatedly canelled 26.8.37

Sources:

http://warbirds.in/Civil/regnpage.php?cur=150&max=50&fmreg=AAA&toreg=ZZZ&acname=&cropt=
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pathein_River
http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/vt-aaa.pdf
http://www.goldenyears.ukf.net/reg_VT-.htm
http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh83.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Mar-2013 16:07 Dr. John Smith Added

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