ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 74162
Last updated: 24 April 2014
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Narrative:Registered G-ACCA [C of R 4069] 24.1.33 to The Hon Brian E Lewis, t/a Brian Lewis & Co, Heston. C of A 3738 issued 2.2.33. Sold 7.33 and registered [C of R 4661] 27.9.33 to Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Ltd, Portsmouth.
|Type:||De Havilland DH.83 Fox Moth|
|Owner/operator:||TAL - Territory Airlines Ltd|
|C/n / msn:|| 4041|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Lake Myola, near Kokoda -
Papua New Guinea
|Departure airport:||Port Moresby, PNG|
Damaged in aborted take-off from Portsmouth Airport 8.8.33; repaired. Registration cancelled 1.36 as sold. Registered in Australia as VH-UTY [C of R 531] 4.6.35 to George W Lewis, t/a Goldfields Airways, Kalgoorlie, WA.
Sold 18.10.40 and registered 21.10.40 to Guinea Airways Ltd, Adelaide. Registered 20.8.52 to Kingsford Smith Aviation Services Pty Ltd, Bankstown. Registered 2.9.52 to Papuan Air Transport, Port Moresby, PNG t/a TAL (Territory Airlines Ltd)
Crashed in swamp at Lake Myola, near Kokoda, New Guinea 17.11.53: Aircraft caught in down draft, stalled and spun into tall trees. Aircraft destroyed and pilot survived. Pilot was Frank Goossens WWII P-51 Mustang pilot.
Registration VH-UTY cancelled 20.2.54
Balus Vol 1 www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh83.pdf www.dehavilland.ukf.net/p040.htm http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ACCA.pdf http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austu/vhuty.html
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]|
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