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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25854
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:25-JAN-1939
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.85 Leopard Moth
Owner/operator:Wilson Airways
Registration: VP-KBP
C/n / msn: 7107
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Iringa Airport, Iringa, Tanganyika -   Tanzania
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Iringa Ariport, Iringa, Tanganyika (IRI/HTIR)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
DH.85 Leopard Moth [7107] [UK C of A 4973 issued 25.7.35] Registered 5.8.35 [C of R 42] to Wilson Airways Ltd, Nairobi. Written off (damaged beyond repair) 25.1.39: crashed on take off from Iringa Airport, Iringa, Tanganyika (now Tanzania). Of the three persons on board (pilot and two passengers) one passenger was seriously injured.

Sources:

1. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:https://www.baaa-acro.com/1939/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-85-leopard-moth-in-kenya/]
2. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/vp-kaa.pdf
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iringa_Airport
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p071.html
5. Encyclopedia of African Airlines By Ben R. Guttery (page 104)
6. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/93-register-other


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
17-Mar-2013 23:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
17-Mar-2013 23:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
31-Oct-2017 22:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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