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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205901
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:14-JAN-1950
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
De Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZS-AIY
C/n / msn: 3674
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rustenburg Airfield, Rustenburg, North West Province -   South Africa
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Rustenburg Airfield, North West Province, South Africa (FARG)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
First Registered [C of R 8377] as G-AFFO 17.3.38 to H. Hemming & Partners Ltd, London SW.1 (aircraft based at Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey). C of A 6224 issued 19.3.38. Registration cancelled 11.5.38 as sold. Re-registered in South Africa as ZS-AIY later in May 1938. Impressed into the South African Air Force as SAAF 1517 in 1940. Re-registered ZS-AIY post war.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed on take off at Rustenberg Airfield, Rustenburg, North West Province, South Africa 14.1.50.

Sources:

1. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/80-register-gb-g-af
2. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AFFO.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A10.html
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_ZS-.html
5. http://www.dehavilland.co.za/DH82A_Tiger_Moth_construction_numbers_and_histories.htm
6. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p036.html
7. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rustenburg_Airfield


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09-Feb-2018 17:16 Dr. John Smith Added

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