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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153488
Last updated: 23 July 2019
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Date:01-FEB-1939
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth
Owner/operator:Wilson Airways Ltd
Registration: VP-KAY
C/n / msn: 2076
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kitlae, Trans-Nzoia District, Rift Valley Province. -   Kenya
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Njoro, Kenya
Destination airport:Kitlae, Kenya
Narrative:
Registered G-AAZU [C of R 2620] 7.7.30 to Brian Lewis & CD Barnard Ltd, Heston. C of A 2770 issued 7.10.30. Registered [C of R 2875] 29.10.30 to Peter Malcolm, The 4th Earl of Lovelace, Tanganyika; named "U Fiome" and flown out by Lovelace from Le Bourget 28.12.30. C of A lapsed 13.7.32 and registration cancelled 2.2.33 as sold abroad. Registered in Tanganyika as VR-TAI 2.33. Re-registered in Kenya as VP-KAY 21.6.33 to Wilson Airways Ltd, Njoro.

Damaged in accident at Kitale, Trans-Nzoia District, Rift Valley Province, Kenya, 1.2.39. Sold as spares to EW D'Olier 28.4.39. Registration cancelled as withdrawn from use 3.9.39

Sources:

http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AAZU.pdf
http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/vr-taa.pdf
http://www.goldenyears.ukf.net/reg_G-A2.htm
http://www.dehavilland.ukf.net/p020.htm
http://www.goldenyears.ukf.net/reg_VR-T.htm
http://www.goldenyears.ukf.net/reg_VP-K.htm


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24-Feb-2013 15:52 Dr. John Smith Added

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