Incident de Havilland DH.60X Moth D-2298,
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Date:Sunday 4 March 1934
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.60X Moth
Owner/operator:Deutscher Luftsport Verband (DVL)
Registration: D-2298
MSN: 679
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Johannisthal Airfield, Berlin -   Germany
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Berlin-Johannisthal Airfield, Berlin, Germany
Destination airport:Berlin-Johannisthal Airfield, Berlin, Germany
c/no. 679: DH.60X Moth with auto-slots [Cirrus II engine], first registered as G-EBZH [C of R 1680] 9.7.28 to Lionel John Porter Fowler, Richmond, Surrey; as nominee for Maurice Nathan of Fiat Motors Ltd (aircraft based at Stag Lane. Edgware, Middlesex). C of A 1535 issued 24.7.28. Re-registered [C of R 2273] 19.9.29 to Brooklands School of Flying Ltd, Brooklands, Weybridge, Surrey (but as nominee for German owner R Runtz-Rees). Registration G-EBZH cancelled 7.32 as 'sold abroad'.

Re-registered in Germany as D-2298 in 7.32 to B. A. Kohls, Berlin. Substantially damaged when crashed on landing at Berlin-Templehof 30.7.32. Registration D-2298 cancelled 8.32 as 'destroyed'.

Repaired and rebuilt, being registered in 7.33 to Wiesner & Co, Berlin and UK C of A issued 6.9.33. To Deutsche Luftsport-Verband (DLV). Aircraft based at Berlin-Templehof, Berlin, Germany

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 4.3.34: Student pilot Stiller crashed near Johannisthal Airfield, Berlin. The pilot was performing a local training flight at Berlin-Johannisthal Airport. Upon landing, the airplane went out of control and crashed. The pilot was injured and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. The pilot Stiller was completing his 50th solo flight at the time of the accident.

The Johannisthal Air Field, located 15 km (9.3 mi) southeast of central Berlin, between Johannisthal and Adlershof, was Germany's first commercial airfield. It opened on 26 September 1909, a few weeks after the world's first airfield at Rheims, France


1. Jenaer Volksblatt 6 March 1934
5. As G-EBZH:

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
30 July 1932 D-2298 B.A. Kohls 1 Tempelhof Airport, Berlin sub


Revision history:

08-Mar-2020 09:35 TB Added
04-Jul-2022 23:50 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
11-Nov-2023 13:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category]

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