Accident De Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth ZS-AIY, Saturday 14 January 1950
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Date:Saturday 14 January 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
De Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:Rand Flying Club
Registration: ZS-AIY
MSN: 3674
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Rustenburg Airfield, Rustenburg, North West Province -   South Africa
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Rustenburg Airfield, North West Province, South Africa (FARG)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
First Registered [C of R 8377] as G-AFFO 17.3.38 to H. Hemming & Partners Ltd, London SW.1 (aircraft based at Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey). C of A 6224 issued 19.3.38. Registration cancelled 11.5.38 as sold. Re-registered in South Africa as ZS-AIY 6.38. Impressed into SAAF as 1517 in 1940. Regd ZS-AIY 1946 to Rand Flying Club, Germiston. Damaged when undercarriage collapsed taxying after landing Rand Airport, Germiston 24.1.47; repaired and returned to service.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed during low aerobatics at Rustenburg Airfield, Rustenburg, North West Province, South Africa 14.1.50; both persons on board killed.



Revision history:

09-Feb-2018 17:16 Dr. John Smith Added
26-Sep-2021 21:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Phase, Source, Narrative, Category]

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