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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121161
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:11-JUN-1927
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
De Havilland DH.60 Moth
Owner/operator:Lancashire Aero Club, Woodford
Registration: G-EBLR
C/n / msn: 184
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hale, Cheshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Woodford, Cheshire (ECGD)
Destination airport:Woodford, Cheshire (EGCD)
Narrative:
c/no. 184 DH.60 [Cirrus I]: registered G-EBLR [C of R 1176] 22.6.25 to Light Planes (Lancashire) Ltd, t/a Lancashire Aero Club, Woodford. C of A 880 issued 13.8.25. Reported as delivered to Woodford 21.7.25 by Alan Cobham.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when force landed at Hale, Cheshire 11.6.27: Crew was performing a training flight and left Woodford Airport. In flight, the engine failed, forcing the crew to make an emergency landing. Aircraft hit an iron fence and came to rest. While both occupants were injured, aircraft was damaged beyond repair. Registration G-EBLR cancelled 9.11.27 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
2. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-EBLR.pdf
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20150911191518/http://www.baaa-acro.com/1927/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-60-moth-in-united-kingdom-2/
4. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/82-register-gb-g-eb
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-E3.html
6. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p001.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Mar-2011 04:32 Johnny Johnny Added
09-Dec-2011 14:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
12-Aug-2017 21:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2017 20:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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