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Last updated: 19 September 2021
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Date:28-APR-1935
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60M Moth
Owner/operator:Binoy Kumar Das
Registration: VT-ABR
MSN: 1466
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Dum Dum, Calcutta -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Dum Dum Airport, Calcutta
Destination airport:
Narrative:
DH.60M [Gipsy I] to DeHavilland India with C of A 2404 issued 30.1.30. Registered VT-ABR [C of R 72] 15.4.30 to De Havilland Aircraft Co Ltd, Karachi. Re-registered [C of R 90] 2.7.30 to Binoy Kumar Das, Howrah (based Dum Dum, Calcutta).

Destroyed in a mid-air collision with Bengal Flying Club Moth VT-ADR near Dum Dum, Calcutta 28.4.35; owner/pilot Binoy Kumar Das and passenger killed. Registration cancelled 30.6.35 as "written off"

Sources:

1. El Litoral 28 April 1935, page 1
2. South-east Asia Civil Aircraft Registers / Graham Slack and Ian Philip Burnet, 1979
3. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_VT-.html
5. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/86-register-india
6. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/vt-aaa.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Mar-2017 17:49 TB Added
31-Mar-2017 09:31 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Source]
25-Aug-2017 11:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Aug-2017 11:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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