Date & Time: Jul 16, 1929
Type of aircraft:
De Havilland DH.60 Moth
Operator:
Registration:
G-EBZO
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
683
YOM:
1928
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
James Denby Roberts, pilot and owner of the aircraft, was performing a pleasure flight in the vicinity of Auchterarder, with his wife on board. En route, the engine failed and the pilot attempted to make an emergency landing. Aircraft came to rest in a field and was damaged beyond repair. Both occupants were injured.
Probable cause:
Engine failure.