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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1172
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:16-JUN-1928
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60X Moth Seaplane
Owner/operator:Western Canada Airways Ltd
Registration: G-CAIG
C/n / msn: 434
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:St. Charles Airport, Winnipeg, Manitoba -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:St. Charles Airport, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Destination airport:St. Charles Airport, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Narrative:
c/no. 434 DH.60X Seaplane [Cirrus II]: to Western Canada Airways with CofA 1229 issued 5.10.27. Registered G-CAIG [CofR 331] 14.12.27 to Western Canada Airways Ltd, Winnipeg.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed 16.6.28; Crew was performing a training mission. On final approach to Winnipeg-Saint Charles Airport, aircraft stalled and crashed. While the pilot was seriously injured, the student pilot Walter Lawson was killed.

Sources:

1. British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919-1999
2. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-C.html
4. http://www.winnipegcrashes.ca/1928_Jun_16.aspx
5. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1928/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-60-moth-in-winnipeg/]


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jan-2008 03:13 JINX Added
09-Dec-2011 15:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
09-Dec-2011 15:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2017 16:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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