Incident de Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth VP-KAY,
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Date:Wednesday 1 February 1939
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth
Owner/operator:Wilson Airways Ltd
Registration: VP-KAY
MSN: 2076
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Kitlae, Trans-Nzoia District, Rift Valley Province. -   Kenya
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Njoro, Kenya
Destination airport:Kitlae, Kenya
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Registered G-AAZU [C of R 2620] 7.7.30 to Brian Lewis & CD Barnard Ltd, Heston. C of A 2770 issued 7.10.30. Registered [C of R 2875] 29.10.30 to Peter Malcolm, The 4th Earl of Lovelace, Tanganyika; named "U Fiome" and flown out by Lovelace from Le Bourget 28.12.30. C of A lapsed 13.7.32 and registration cancelled 2.2.33 as sold abroad. Registered in Tanganyika as VR-TAI 2.33. Re-registered in Kenya as VP-KAY 21.6.33 to Wilson Airways Ltd, Njoro.

Damaged in accident at Kitale, Trans-Nzoia District, Rift Valley Province, Kenya, 1.2.39. Sold as spares to EW D'Olier 28.4.39. Registration cancelled as withdrawn from use 3.9.39


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24-Feb-2013 15:52 Dr. John Smith Added

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