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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 269997
Last updated: 23 January 2022
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DH83 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-83 Fox Moth
Registration: VH-USJ *
MSN: 4058
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Serpentine (YSEN), WA -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Serpentine Airport, WA (YSEN)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: ATSB
During take-off, the engine lost power and the pilot commenced a turn before conducting a forced landing. During landing, the aircraft collided with trees resulting in substantial damage.

Registration unconfirmed; VH-USJ is the only Fox Moth based at Serpentine.


ATSB Ref 202103623


Photo of VH-USJ * courtesy

Serpentine (YSEN)
25 October 2020; (c) Kurt Finger

Revision history:

27-Nov-2021 20:06 harro Added
27-Nov-2021 20:11 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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