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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1256
Last updated: 28 August 2019
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Date:28-JUN-1929
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:Yarrow Aircraft Corporation
Registration: G-CANS
C/n / msn: 555
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Vancouver, British Columbia -   Canada
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Destination airport:Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Narrative:
DH.60X [Cirrus II] sold to DH Canada with C of A 1337 issued 15.3.28; delivered to DH Canada at Mount Dennis 16.4.28. Registered as G-CANS S [C of R 389] 2.6.28 to Dominion Airways Ltd, Vancouver; named “Elsie”. Registered 4.6.29 to Yarrow Aircraft Corporation, Vancouver.

Written off (damaged beyond economic repair) when stalled in steep turn, spun in from 1,500 feet, and destroyed by fire on impact at Vancouver, British Columbia 28.6.29; pilot A E Bennett fatally injured. Registration G-CANS cancelled 30.6.30

Sources:

1. British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919-1999
2. http://www.afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/96-register-canada-g-c
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-C.html
4. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh60x-moth-vancouver-1-killed-0
5. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jan-2008 21:10 JINX Added
13-Jan-2014 20:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Jan-2014 20:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator]
31-Aug-2017 14:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source]
30-Oct-2018 11:40 Sergey L. Updated [Source]

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