Crash of a De Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth at RAF Great Dunmow: 3 killed

Date & Time: May 29, 1955
Registration:
G-ABDF
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Hatfield - Great Dunmow
MSN:
2057
YOM:
1930
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
On short final to RAF Great Dunmow, the single engine aircraft stalled and crashed in flames in Easton Lodge, about 400 meters from the airfield. The aircraft was destroyed by fire and all three occupants were killed, among them the pilot James A. Brown.

Crash of a De Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth off Oamaru: 1 killed

Date & Time: Aug 25, 1948
Operator:
Registration:
ZK-AJW
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Invercargill – Christchurch
MSN:
2046
YOM:
1930
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
While cruising in foggy conditions, the single engine aircraft went out of control and crashed into the sea near the Waitaki River mouth, northeast of Oamaru. The dead body of the pilot and owner A. J. McIntosh was found on a beach a week later, on September 1st, 1948. Some debris of the aircraft were also found.

Crash of a De Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth in Thruxton

Date & Time: Aug 15, 1948
Operator:
Registration:
G-ABEH
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
2072
YOM:
1930
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On landing, the aircraft overturned and came to rest upside down. The pilot, sole on board, was unhurt while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
The landing was completed with brakes on.

Crash of a De Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth in Dorotea

Date & Time: Mar 25, 1948
Operator:
Registration:
SE-AHO
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
2118
YOM:
1930
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On a local flight from Göteborg, the pilot encountered poor weather conditions and was forced to reduce his altitude when the aircraft hit power cables and crashed in a field. The pilot was injured and the aircraft was written off. The aircraft was owned by Nils Olofsson.

Crash of a De Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth in Eaton Bray

Date & Time: Aug 31, 1947
Registration:
G-ABYP
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
White Waltham – Eaton Bray
MSN:
2233
YOM:
1932
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On approach to Eaton Bray aerodrome, the single engine aircraft stalled and crashed in flames. Both occupants, among them the pilot and owner Joan Nayler, were quickly rescued and uninjured. The aircraft was destroyed by fire.
Source & photos: http://www.onthewire.co.uk/bray4.htm

Crash of a De Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth in Spreitenbach: 1 killed

Date & Time: Nov 22, 1945
Operator:
Registration:
HB-EFE
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Spreitenbach – Hatfield
MSN:
2062
YOM:
1930
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Spreitenbach, while climbing to a height of some 50 meters, the single engine went out of control and crashed in a field. A passenger was killed while both other occupants were seriously injured. It appears that the loss of control occurred while the aircraft was towed by another airplane (towing practicing). The aircraft was owned by E. Spahni.

Crash of a De Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth in Maputo

Date & Time: Aug 6, 1943
Operator:
Registration:
CR-AAO
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Maputo - Maputo
MSN:
2152
YOM:
1931
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The pilot was completing a solo training flight when the accident occurred in unknown circumstances. The pilot was unhurt and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a De Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth in Dar es-Salaam

Date & Time: Dec 15, 1942
Operator:
Registration:
K17
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
2153
YOM:
1931
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Damaged beyond repair on landing mishap in Dar es-Salaam. Both occupants slightly injured.

Crash of a De Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth in Bulawayo

Date & Time: Aug 4, 1942
Operator:
Registration:
VP-YAR
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
2195
YOM:
1931
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after take off from Bulawayo, while in initial climb, the aircraft crashed for unknown reason. All three occupants were injured and the aircraft was wrecked.

Ground accident of a De Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth in RAF White Waltham

Date & Time: Nov 25, 1941
Operator:
Registration:
DP854
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
White Waltham - White Waltham
MSN:
2166
YOM:
1931
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While taxiing at RAF White Waltham, the single engine aircraft collided with a parked lorry and came to rest. While all three occupants were uninjured, the aircraft was later considered as damaged beyond repair.