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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121254
Last updated: 31 October 2019
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Date:23-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
Owner/operator:Captain Anthony Milburn
Registration: G-EBRZ
C/n / msn: 413
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Sherburn-in-Elmet, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Sherburn-in-Elmet, North Yorkshire (EGCJ)
Destination airport:Sherburn-in-Elmet, North Yorkshire (EGCJ)
Narrative:
c/no. 413 DH.60X [Cirrus II]: registered G-EBRZ [CofR 1406] 30.6.27 to Capt Anthony Milburn, Sherburn-in-Elmet [and also operated by Yorkshire Aeroplane Club]. CofA 1156 issued 18.7.27.

Spun in and crashed near Sherburn-in-Elmet 23.9.27; The pilot Anthony Milburn was also the owner of the aircraft. He was completing a sightseeing tour around Sherburn-in-Elmet with a female passenger, Mrs. Dorothy Evelyn Ellison (aged 25). Shortly after takeoff, while in initial climb, aircraft stalled and crashed. While the pilot was seriously injured, the passenger was killed. Registration G-EBRZ cancelled 2.11.27 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-EBRZ.pdf
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1927/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-60-moth-in-united-kingdom-14/]
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-E3.html
5. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1929.htm
6. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/82-register-gb-g-eb
7. http://sherburninelmethistory.co.uk/aviation/aircraft-accidents/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Mar-2011 16:03 Johnny Johnny Added
09-Dec-2011 14:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
03-Sep-2017 19:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Nov-2017 22:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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