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Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
De Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:Kuala Lumpur Flying Club
Registration: VR-RAN
MSN: 3591
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Genting Peras, on the Selangor-Pahang border, central Malaya -   Malaysia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Kuala Lumpur, Malaya
Destination airport:Seremban, Malaya
De Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth MSN 3591 (Gipsy Major #8987) C of A 5883 issued 22.4.37. Registered as VR-RAN (C of R 17) 19.10.37 to Kuala Lumpur Flying Club.

Written off (destroyed) 8.5.39 when caught in a storm, crashed and burnt out in jungle area, near Genting Peras, central Malaya, on the Selangor-Pahang border. Pilot - Ernest Littleton Hay (aged 36) - was killed. The search was originally called off on 11.5.39, (see link #5) but presumably restarted, and the body of the pilot recovered, as his funeral was held on 19.5.39 (see link #6)

Registration VR-RAN formally cancelled 30.9.39


4. Morning Tribune, 10 May 1939, Page 2:
5. Morning Tribune, 12 May 1939, Page 2:
6. Funeral Of Mr. E. L. Hay - Morning Tribune, 20 May 1939, Page 2:


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Revision history:

16-Feb-2019 22:11 Dr. John Smith Added
01-Aug-2021 18:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative, Category]
01-Aug-2021 18:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location]

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