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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 216039
Last updated: 1 March 2020
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Date:99-AUG-1932
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth
Owner/operator:Walter Kay
Registration: G-ABSA
C/n / msn: 2203
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Avenedios Pêro de Alenquer and Rua de Nevala, Lourenço Marques -   Mozambique
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Lourenço Marques, Mozambique
Narrative:
Registered G-ABSA [C of R 3479] 12.11.31 to Walter Kay, Blundell Sands, Liverpool (based Stag Lane, Edgware, Middlesex). (Fitted with Gipsy III #3283). C of A 3262 issued 19.11.31. Flown out to Johannesburg by owner; departing Croydon 20.1.32. Flown by Kay on flight to Portuguese East Africa which struck radio mast in thunderstorm on landing Lourenco Marques and crashed in 8.32; crash location was near the corner of Avenedios Pêro de Alenquer and Rua de Nevala, seriously injuring pilot. Registration cancelled 10.32 as crashed.

Sources:

1. Voando em Moçambique (blog 870, 22.03.14)
2. http://voandoemmozambique.blogspot.com/2014/03/
3. https://ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/dh80.pdf
4. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-ABSA.pdf
5. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh80-puss-moth-stag-lane
6. http://voandoemmozambique.blogspot.com/2014/03/870-acidente-do-dh80a-puss-moth-g-absa.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Oct-2018 20:31 TB Added
05-Oct-2018 20:35 TB Updated [Source]
01-Mar-2020 19:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Mar-2020 19:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
01-Mar-2020 19:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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