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Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:26-DEC-1927
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60 Moth
Owner/operator:African Aerial Travels Ltd
Registration: G-UAAE
C/n / msn: 439
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pomeroy, KwaZulu-Natal -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Durban, South Africa
Destination airport:
Narrative:
DH.60X [Cirrus II] sold to Major A M Miller, South Africa with C of A 1223 issued 5.10.27. Registered as G-UAAE 2.11.27 (C of R #4) to African Aerial Travels Ltd, Durban.

Written off (damaged beyond economic repair) when crashed Pomeroy, KwaZulu-Natal 26.12.27: While performing a regional flight from Durban, aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances near Pomeroy. Both occupants were injured while the aircraft was destroyed.

Sources:

1. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-UA.html
2. http://www.afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/88-register-south-africa
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pomeroy,_KwaZulu-Natal
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1927/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-60x-moth-in-pomeroy/]
5. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
6. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/zs-aaa.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jan-2014 21:24 Dr. John Smith Added
03-Sep-2017 18:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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