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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202617
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:04-DEC-1933
Time:day
Type:Simmonds Spartan Three-seater
Owner/operator:Aero Services Pty Ltd
Registration: ZS-ADP
MSN: 60
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sea off Cape Town, Western Cape Province -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Germinston, South Africa
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spartan Three-seater [Hermes II] G-ABPZ registered [C of R 3385] 30.9.31 to Skywork Ltd; operated by The Spartan Air Circus, South Africa. C of A 3226 issued 7.10.31. UK Registration G-ABPZ cancelled 7.11.32 as sold.

Registered in South Africa ZS-ADP [C of R 95] May 1932 to Aero Services Pty Ltd, Germiston.

Written off (destroyed) when crashed in sea off Cape Town, Western Cape Province, 4.12.33. South African registration ZS-ADP cancelled 12.12.33

Sources:

1. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/76-register-gb-g-ab
2. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ABPZ.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A3.html
4. http://wight.hampshireairfields.co.uk/sim.html
5. http://web.archive.org/web/20151002205515/http://www.baaa-acro.com/1933/archives/crash-of-a-simmonds-spartan-in-cape-town/
6. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_ZS-.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Dec-2017 21:28 Dr. John Smith Added

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