Accident de Havilland DH.60M Moth VT-ADS,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 352133
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Date:Friday 8 March 1935
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.60M Moth
Owner/operator:Bombay Flying Club
Registration: VT-ADS
MSN: 3035
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:sea off Versova, Maharashtra, Bombay (Mumbai) -   India
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Juhu Aerodrome, Maharashtra, Bombay (Mumbai) India (VAJJ)
Destination airport:Juhu Aerodrome, Maharashtra, Bombay (Mumbai) India (VAJJ)
A Bombay Flying Club aircraft spun into sea off Versova, Maharashtra, Bombay (Mumbai) 8.3.35; killing Bombay Flying Club pupil Donald LeStrange. This was reported as a being a Fox Moth although no Fox Moth fits the date

Registration VT-ADS cancelled as crashed and written off 26.3.35; this would be a likely candidate for the accident.



History of this aircraft

c/no. 3035 DH.60T [Gipsy] to DeHavilland India without engine or C of A and possibly completed as a DH.60M. Registered as VT-ADS [C of R 160] 12.12.32 to Bombay Flying Club Ltd, Juhu Aerodrome, Maharashtra, Bombay (Mumbai) India


Revision history:

01-Mar-2024 20:20 Dr. John Smith Added
01-Mar-2024 20:21 ASN Updated [Narrative]

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