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Date:07-MAY-2005
Time:13:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:B.T. Zeederberg
Registration: ZS-XRF
C/n / msn: 84812
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Approximately 1nm West of Krugersdorp Aerodrome -   South Africa
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Krugersdorp
Destination airport:
Narrative:
ZS-FEL (c/n 84812) ex RAF T6458, ex-SAAF 2225 (c/n quoted as "DH3852"; however, this identity was the fuselage no. of 85775/DE890, lost at sea). Registered 13.10.67 to A.F. Weltan & A.E. & Dave W. Charlton, Springs. Registration cancelled in 1969. Re-registered 18.6.70. Re-registered (in 1975) to A.F. Weltan (only). Sold (in 1981) to Dave W. Charlton, Johannesburg. Damaged on landing at Rand Airport in 6.81.

Re-registered 26.2.82 to Vincent A (Mike) Spence, Grand Central. Rebuilt (in 1982) by Streckers (their 48th Tiger). On rebuild with Mike Spence, Krugersdorp in 7.96; completed by Air-Kraft Aviation Pty (Ltd) (Archie Verwey), Randburg, Johannesburg. Registered ZS-XRF 5.3.01 to Roger A Foster, Lanseria (based Ladysmith). Re-registered to Brian T Zeederberg.

Badly damaged in forced landing 7.5.05 one mile west of Krugerdorp, South Africa. Registration cancelled (in 2006). Re-registered ZU-EEG 24.4.06 to Brian T Zeederberg, Baragwanath; reflown 23.9.06 after rebuild by Kevin Hopper (joint 1/3 owner is Ian Popplewell). At Streckers, Rand (1.07) in all-white RAF c/s.

Sources:

http://www.dehavilland.ukf.net/p848.htm
http://www.dehavilland.co.za/DH82A_Tiger_Moth_construction_numbers_and_histories.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Mar-2009 04:03 Topaz Added
02-Jun-2012 14:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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