Incident de Havilland DH.85 Leopard Moth VP-KBP,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25854
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Date:Wednesday 25 January 1939
Type:de Havilland DH.85 Leopard Moth
Owner/operator:Wilson Airways
Registration: VP-KBP
MSN: 7107
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Iringa Airport, Iringa, Tanganyika -   Tanzania
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Iringa Ariport, Iringa, Tanganyika (IRI/HTIR)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
c/no 7107: To Wilson Airways, Kenya with C of A 4973 issued 25.7.35. Registered as VP-KBP 5.8.35 to Wilson Airways Ltd, Nairobi

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 25.1.39: crashed into a hedge 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.


5. Encyclopedia of African Airlines By Ben R. Guttery (page 104)

Revision history:

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]
06-May-2022 05:20 Lipatov Sergey Updated [Source]
09-Oct-2022 15:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative, Category]

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