Accident de Havilland DH.85 Leopard Moth OO-CAA, Sunday 4 September 1955
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Date:Sunday 4 September 1955
Type:de Havilland DH.85 Leopard Moth
Owner/operator:Aeroclub du Congo Belge
Registration: OO-CAA
MSN: 7038
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Maquela do Zombo, Uige Province -   Angola
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Leopoldville, Belgian Congo
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
First registered (C of R 4909) 13.3.34 as G-ACOS to Captain Hubert S. Broad, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire (aircraft based at Stag Lane, Edgware, Middlesex). C of A 4208 issued in March 1934.

UK registration G-ACOS cancelled by/on 31.3.34 as sold. Re-registered in Belgium as OO-BOB to Robert Jeanty; not taken up. Re-registered OO-CAA [C of R C1] 24.4.34 to Robert A Jeanty, Leopoldville. Also allocated Belgian C of R no.937 in 1953. To Aeroclub du Congo Beige, Leopoldville 31.12.54.

Crashed Maquela do Zombo, Uige Province, Angola 4.9.55. Congo registration cancelled 12.9.55, Belgian C of R cancelled 19.9.55. (Note: said to have been impressed in the Congo as "C 1" by the Force Publique. However this may just refer to the C of R number.)


1. Belgian Civil Aircraft since 1920 / J.Appleton and A. Thys, 1980 (ISBN 0 904597 25 3)

Revision history:

06-Apr-2008 07:00 ASN archive Added
31-Oct-2017 20:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
22-Dec-2017 21:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Dec-2017 21:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
05-Oct-2022 21:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative, Category]

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