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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 142274
Last updated: 14 October 2021
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Date:08-AUG-1955
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:Rand Flying Club, Germiston
Registration: ZS-BUN
MSN: 82598
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Magaliesberg District -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Germiston, South Africa
Destination airport:
Narrative:
VP-KCV: DH.82A Tiger Moth [c/no. 82598] (UK CofA issued 25.8.39) Registration reserved 7.7.39 for Wilson Airways Ltd. Taken over by Kenyan Army Air Unit on delivery and reservation cancelled 6.9.39. To KAAU as K26 and operated by 2 Flight, Eastleigh. Hit HT wires Embakasi 9.4.40; repaired. To 30 EFTS, Eastleigh (by 2.41). Transferred to SAAF as 4691 31.3.44. Registered ZS-BUN when sold off by SAAF. Registered (1.2.53) to Rand Flying Club, Germiston. Crashed and destroyed by fire Magaliesberg District 8.8.55.

Sources:

http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/vp-kaa.pdf
http://www.dehavilland.ukf.net/p825.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Feb-2012 21:02 Dr. John Smith Added

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