Accident de Havilland DH.85 Leopard Moth ZS-AFX, Friday 19 December 1941
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Date:Friday 19 December 1941
Type:de Havilland DH.85 Leopard Moth
Owner/operator:61 Sqn SAAF
Registration: ZS-AFX
MSN: 7106
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Sea, 54 miles south of Mossel Bay, Western Cape -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Capetown, South Africa
Destination airport:
c/no, 7106: Registration G-ADHD [C of R 5808] reserved May 1935 but not taken up. Supplied to DH South Africa without engine or C of A. To ZS-AFX: Registered 12.9.35. Impressed into military service as 'SAAF 1410', in mid-1940. To 61 Squadron, SAAF by 8,40.

Written off (destroyed) when ditched in sea 54 miles south of Mossel Bay, Western Cape 19.12.41 after running out of fuel



Revision history:

09-Oct-2022 14:39 Dr. John Smith Added
09-Oct-2022 20:43 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
11-Oct-2022 01:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative]

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