Accident de Havilland DH.85 Leopard Moth SAAF 1411, Thursday 15 May 1941
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Date:Thursday 15 May 1941
Type:de Havilland DH.85 Leopard Moth
Owner/operator:61 Sqn SAAF
Registration: SAAF 1411
MSN: 7129
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Nairobi -   Kenya
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Nairobi, Kenya
Destination airport:
c/no. 7129: To De Havilland South Africa with C of A 5664 issued 17.9.36. Registration unconfirmed (but possibly ZS-AIV). Fitted Gipsy Major No. 8612. Registered [1940] to H Calderbank, Potchefstroom. Impressed into military service with SAAF as '1411' mid-1940. To 61 Squadron, SAAF 8.40. To East Africa 7.5.41.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed at Nairobi, Kenya 15.5.41



Revision history:

08-Oct-2022 23:58 Dr. John Smith Added
09-Oct-2022 20:43 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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