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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163318
Last updated: 19 October 2021
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Date:06-DEC-1937
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60X Moth
Owner/operator:SAAF Aero Club
Registration: ZS-AAL
MSN: 502
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Muldersdrift, Gauteng Province -   South Africa
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Roberts Heights, Pretoria
Destination airport:
Narrative:
DH.60X [Cirrus II] sold to Johannesburg Light Plane Club (via agent J H Veasey) with C of A 1259 issued 5.12.27. Registered as G-UAAL 8.3.28 to Johannesburg Light Plane Club; named "Sir Charles". Re-registered as ZS-AAL 1.1.29. Sold to SAAF Aero Club, Roberts Heights, Pretoria in 1931

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed Muldersdrift, Gauteng Province, South Africa, 6.12.37. The aircraft was destroyed and both occupants were injured.

Sources:

1. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-UA.html
2. http://www.afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/88-register-south-africa
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_ZS-.html
4. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/zs-aaa.pdf
5. http://www.dehavilland.co.za/DH60_Moth_construction_numbers_and_histories.htm
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muldersdrift
7. http://web.archive.org/web/20170107231845/http://www.baaa-acro.com:80/1937/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-60x-moth-in-muldersdrift/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Jan-2014 20:55 Dr. John Smith Added
21-Aug-2017 23:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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