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Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:25-JAN-1951
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:Owenair Pty Ltd
Registration: ZS-BCK
MSN: DHA.556
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Youngsfield, Cape Town -   South Africa
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Youngsfield, Cape Town, South Africa
Destination airport:
Narrative:
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth MSN DHA.556 (Gipsy Major #358). Built by DeHavilland Australia at Bankstown, Sydney, NSW. Delivered to Sydney bonded warehouse 30.8.41 (Case No.153); consigned to SAAF via Durban, South Africa. Allocated as DX479; taken on charge by SAAF as '2343'. Struck off charge when sold 7.46.

South African civil Registered 31.1.48 as ZS-BCK to Owenair Pty Ltd to Owenair Pty Ltd, Youngsfield. Overturned by gale on landing Youngsfield 4.6.48; repaired and returned to service

Written off when crashed at Youngsfield, Cape Town, South Africa 25.1.51.

Sources:

1. http://www.dehavilland.co.za/DH82A_Tiger_Moth_construction_numbers_and_histories.htm
2. https://air-britain.com/pdfs/production-lists/DH82.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/pAus5.html
4. https://mapcarta.com/19063680
5. https://za.geoview.info/youngsfield,3359001

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jun-2012 15:19 Dr. John Smith Added
30-Sep-2021 23:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Source, Narrative, Category]

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