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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202762
Last updated: 19 September 2021
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Date:13-JUL-1935
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60G Moth
Owner/operator:Bombay Flying Club
Registration: VT-AFK
MSN: 1907
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Poona (Pune), Maharashtra -   India
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Juhu Airstrip, Bombay (Mumbai) India
Destination airport:Poona (Pune), Maharashtra, India
Narrative:
DH.60G [Gipsy I] registered as G-ABYI [C of R 3843] 14.7.32 to Brooklands Aero Club, Brooklands, West Byflet, Surrey. C of A 3531 issued 14.7.32. Re-registered [C of R 4599] 15.7.33 to Conrad R Cooke, Brooklands. Re-registered [C of R 5094] 22.5.34 to Bombay Flying Club, India. UK Registration G-ABYI cancelled as sold 11.34.

Re-registered in India as VT-AFK 29.10.34 to Bombay Flying Club Ltd, Juhu Airstrip, Bombay (now Mumbai) India. Possibly the Bombay Flying Club Moth which crashed on landing at Poona (Pune), Maharashtra, India 13.7.35; passenger killed, pilot Raj Kashner injured. Indian registration VT-AFK cancelled as written off 7.1.36

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
2. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/component/content/article/15-aeroplanes/76-register-gb-g-ab
3. http://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ABYI.pdf
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A4.htmll
5. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/86-register-india
6. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_VT-.html
7. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p019.html
8. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/vt-aaa.pdf


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10-Dec-2017 17:32 Dr. John Smith Added

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