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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 227710
Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Date:28-JUL-1940
Time:18:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
DH.60G III Moth Major
Owner/operator:Penang Flying Club
Registration: VR-SAZ
C/n / msn: 5073
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Off Batu Maung Point near Penang -   Malaysia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Penang
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into the sea during a thunderstorm and sank,pilot rescued by a steamer on its way from Penang to Medan.

Sources:

De Sumatra post
02-08-1940
https://resolver.kb.nl/resolve?urn=ddd:011177231:mpeg21:a0062
The Straits Times 29-07-1940
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/newspapers/Digitised/Article/straitstimes19400729-1.2.53


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