Accident de Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth ZS-ACX,
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Date:Sunday 10 April 1938
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth
Registration: ZS-ACX
MSN: 2208
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:in sea near Hood Point off East London -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Cape Town, South Africa (CPT/FACT)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Sold to DH South Africa with C of A 3216 issued 25.9.31. Registered ZS-ACX [C of R 77] 11.11.31 to De Havilland Aircraft Co Ltd, Johannesburg. Registered 1932 to Shell Co of South Africa Ltd, Cape Town; operated by F/O Ernest “Taffy” Drew. Sold 2.36 to R.H. Manning.

Crashed in sea whilst circling the s.s."Gloucester Castle" near Hood Point off East London 10.4.38; passengers Jack Dewar and GJ LeGrange killed, pilot R.A.K. Pohl rescued.


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25-Feb-2013 16:19 Dr. John Smith Added

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