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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154296
Last updated: 4 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DH83 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.83 Fox Moth
Registration: ZS-CYW
MSN: FM.33
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Baragwanath -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Baragwanath
Destination airport:
Canadian registration CF-DJF reserved in 1946 but Not Taken Up. Reportedly shipped to India. However, if so, no Indian (VT-) registration traced to this aircraft

First "definite" registration of this aircraft was in 1951 when registered as VP-RAY to Zambesi Airways Ltd, Livingstone, Northern Rhodesia. Re-registered VP-YLK 1954. Re-registered 1955 to J D Allen, Mongu.

Registered ZS-CFR 17.4.57 to Aerial Farming Services, Rand, South Africa. Registration cancelled 9.10.62. Re-registered ZS-CYW 2.3.63 to O H James.

Destroyed when crashed near Baragwanath 28.11.64; O H James and 2 passengers killed.


Revision history:

20-Mar-2013 14:45 Dr. John Smith Added

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