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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 28265
Last updated: 8 December 2019
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Date:12-MAR-1928
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60X Moth
Owner/operator:Mrs Maia Alfreda Ivy 'Bubbles' Carberry [Lady Carber
Registration: G-EBSQ
C/n / msn: 421
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ngong Road landing ground, near Dagoretti Airfield, Nairobi -   Kenya
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Dagoretti Aerodrome, Nairobi, Kenya
Destination airport:Dagoretti Aerodrome, Nairobi, Kenya
Narrative:
c/no. 421 DH.60X [Cirrus II]: registered G-EBSQ [CofR 1432] 1. 8.27 to unknown party. CofA 1184 issued 8.8.27. Re-registered [CofR 1460] 11.8.27 to Mrs Maia [Bubbles] Carberry [Lady Carbery], Stag Lane; named "Miss Propaganda". Taken by Mrs Carberry by ship to Kenya, departing London 9.1.28; assembled at Mombassa and flown to Nyeri, Nairobi 28.2.28.

Written off (destroyed) 12.3.28: Crew was performing a demonstration flight at the Dagoretti Aerodrome in Nairobi, Kenya. While flying at low height, crew lost control of the aircraft which dived into the ground at the Ngong Road landing ground. Both occupants Dudley Cowie (aged 22) and Mrs Maia Alfreda Ivy Carberry (Lady Carbery) (aged 24) (the owner of the aircraft) were killed. Believed to have been the first fatal Aircraft accident in Kenya.

Sources:

1. Book: Keith Campling and the Story of Aviation in Kenya
2. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
3. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-EBSQ.pdf
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1928/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-60-moth-in-nairobi-2/]
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-E3.html
5. http://1000aircraftphotos.com/Contributions/MillsStephen/6435.htm
6. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/82-register-gb-g-eb
7. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Accf1930.htm
8. https://www.geni.com/people/Maia-Carberry/6000000023264164400


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
08-Dec-2010 01:43 Planemike Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
09-Dec-2011 15:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2017 18:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2017 18:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Location]
03-Sep-2017 18:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator]
03-Sep-2017 18:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator]

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