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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121168
Last updated: 23 October 2019
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Date:18-JUL-1927
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
De Havilland DH.60X Moth
Owner/operator:West Australian Airways, Maylands
Registration: G-AUFI
C/n / msn: 277
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:East Perth, Western Australia -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Maylands Aerodrome, Perth, Western Australia
Destination airport:
Narrative:
G-AUFI [CofR 154]: registered 15.2.27 to West Australian Airways, Maylands, WA; fitted with Cirrus II. Operated by Perth Flying School, Maylands, Western Australia.

Crashed East Perth, Western Australia 18.7.27, when being flown solo by student pilot, Ray Wilson. G-AUFI spun in from 2,000 feet, struck an electrical power standard, and fell back into the road in flames; pilot Ray Wilson killed

Sources:

1. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/84-register-australia
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-AU.html
3. https://www.raafawa.org.au/museum/index.php
4. http://www.alanblencowe.com/FSX_FlightHistory/Aircraft_of_WA.htm
5. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1927/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-60-moth-in-perth-1-killed/]
6. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Mar-2011 11:29 Johnny Johnny Added
10-Dec-2011 03:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
10-Jan-2014 19:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2017 20:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source]

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