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Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:04-SEP-1927
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:Maurice G.W. Burton
Registration: G-EBRH
C/n / msn: 404
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Copenhagen-Kastrup, Hovedstaden, near North Rose Lighthouse -   Denmark
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Rochester-on-Medway, Kent
Destination airport:Kastrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
Narrative:
DH.60X Seaplane [Cirrus II] [with Short-built metal floats]: registered as G-EBRH [C of R 1382] 18.5.27 to Maurice G.W.Burton, Southampton. C of A 1182 issued 21.7.27 after flight tests on the Medway at Rochester, Kent. G-EBRH was the first privately owned light seaplane in England; based in The Solent.

Written off when overturned on landing at the Danish Naval Flying Base, Kastrup, near North Rose Lighthouse 4.9.27, en route to the International Aero Show at Copenhagen; pilot M.G.W.Burton and co-pilot J. Lankester Parker both unhurt. Registration cancelled 9.1.29 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawal from use of aircraft"

Sources:

1. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-EBRH.pdf
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-E3.html
3. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/82-register-gb-g-eb
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1927/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-60-moth-in-copenhagen/]
5. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Mar-2011 15:15 Johnny Johnny Added
09-Dec-2011 14:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
11-Jan-2014 22:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2017 19:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Destination airport, Source]

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