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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210953
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:28-APR-1932
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60G Moth
Owner/operator:De Havilland Aircraft Co Ltd
Registration: ZS-ACY
MSN: 1895
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Stag Lane Aerodrome, Edgware, Middlesex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Stag Lane Aerodrome, Edgware, Middlesex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
DH.60G [Gipsy I engine #1407]: Sold to DeHavilland South Africa with C of A 3430 issued 25/4/32. Registered as ZS-ACY 17.6.32 to De Havilland Aircraft Co of South Africa (Pty) Ltd.

Written off 28/4/32: Crashed on pre-delivery test flight when broke up in flight due to wing locking bolt disconnected, during initial climb out from Stag Lane Aerodrome, Edgware, Middlesex. Pilot - DeHavilland test pilot Jack Edgar Tyler (aged 33) - killed

Registration ZS-ACY cancelled as destroyed 30.6.32.

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1934.htm
2. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
3. http://www.dehavilland.co.za/DH60_Moth_construction_numbers_and_histories.htm
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_ZS-.html
5. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/88-register-south-africa


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-May-2018 21:00 Dr. John Smith Added

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