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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153469
Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DH80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth
Owner/operator:Bengal CF Royal Air Force (Bengal CF RAF)
Registration: LV766
MSN: 2056
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dum Dum Airport. Calcutta, West Bengal -   India
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Dum Dum, Calcutta (CCU/VECC)
Destination airport:Dum Dum, Calcutta (CCU/VECC)
To DH India with C of A 2695 issued 19.8.30. Registered VT-ABZ [C of R 62] 20.12.30 to Raymond E Grant-Govan, New Delhi. Registration cancelled. Re-registered 24.10.35 to same owner. Registered [C of R 62/2] 16.2.39 to Raja Udai Pratap Singh, Kotiari Raj, Hardoi. Registration cancelled 1942 on impressment into RAF as LV766. Operated [in 1.43] by Bengal Communiications Flight, Dum Dum.

Crashed at Dum Dum, Calcutta, West Bengal, India 25.11.43. Struck off charge 31.12.43.


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Revision history:

24-Feb-2013 07:02 Dr. John Smith Added
06-May-2013 06:40 Nepa Updated [Operator]
03-Nov-2019 09:17 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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