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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194468
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:Bengal Flying Club
Registration: VT-ADR
MSN: 3048
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] to DeHavilland India without engine or C of A. Registered VT-ADR [C of R 164] 25.1.33 to The Bengal Flying Club Ltd, Dum Dum, Calcutta.

Written off when destroyed in mid-air collision with DH.60M VT-ABR near Dum Dum, Calcutta 28.4.35; pilot D.K. Roy
and passenger killed. Registration VT-ADR cancelled 30.6.35 as "witten 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 17:53 TB Added
31-Mar-2017 09:34 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
25-Aug-2017 11:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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