Accident de Havilland DH.60GIII Moth Major K5055,
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Date:Monday 6 January 1941
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.60GIII Moth Major
Owner/operator:Lahore ITS IAF
Registration: K5055
MSN: 5116
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Ferozepur Road, Lahore, Punjab, British India -   Pakistan
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Walton Airport, Lahore, Punjab, British India (OPLH)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
c/no. 5116 DH 60GIII Moth Major [Gipsy Major engine#5904] to Indian Air Force under Contract No.360632/34 with C of A 4647 issued 8.1.35. Originally ordered as a DH.82A Queen Bee drone (RPV - Remotely Piloted Vehicle). Taken on charge in India as K5055 2.35. To Lahore ITS IAF 6.35.

Written off (destroyed) when hit cables whilst forced landing at Ferozepur Road, Lahore, Punjab, British India 6.1.41 (now Pakistan, since the partition of India in 1947). The pilot, P/O Bikram Lal (Service No. 56100) killed. This road, also known as Lahore–Kasur Road, extends from Lahore to Kasur and was initially connected to Ferozepur in East Punjab. The road passes through several small ancient hamlets, including Ichra, Mozang, Amar Sadhu, and Kasu

Struck off charge 23.5.41.


1. The K File: The Royal Air Force of the 1930s (James J Halley, Air Britain)
4. CWGC:


Revision history:

25-Feb-2024 02:02 Dr. John Smith Added
13-Mar-2024 11:18 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Operator]
13-Mar-2024 11:20 Nepa Updated [Narrative, Operator]

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