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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163212
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:15-JUN-1931
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60 Moth
Owner/operator:Johannesburg Light Plane Club
Registration: ZS-AAB
MSN: 435
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Butterworth, Eastern Cape Province -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Baragwanath Airport, Baragwanath, Gauteng, Johannesburg (FASY)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
DH.60X [Cirrus II] first registered as G-EBTJ [C of R 1457] 13.9.27 to [DH agent] John H Veasey, Johannesburg, SA. C of A 1205 issued 13.9.27. Registration cancelled 2.2.28 as sold abroad. Re-registered G-UAAB 22.10.27 to Johannesburg Light Plane Club, Baragwanath; this was their 2nd Moth, named “Alister” 20.11.27. Re-registered ZS-AAB 31.1.29.

Written off 15.6.31 when crashed at Butterworth, Eastern Cape, South Africa: Crashed in unknown circumstances, injuring both occupants.

Sources:

1. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-EBTJ.pdf
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_ZS-.html
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Butterworth,_Eastern_Cape
4. http://www.dehavilland.co.za/DH60_Moth_construction_numbers_and_histories.htm
5. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh60-moth-butterworth
6. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
7. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-UA.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jan-2014 22:33 Dr. John Smith Added
28-Aug-2017 16:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
20-Mar-2019 19:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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