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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153453
Last updated: 14 April 2020
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Date:06-JUL-1930
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth
Owner/operator:Sqn/Ldr Charles S Wynne-Eyton
Registration: G-AAXI
C/n / msn: 2024
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lester Field, St.Johns, Newfoundland -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Lester Field, St.Johns, Newfoundland
Destination airport:Harbour Grace Airport, Labrador, Canada (CHG2)
Narrative:
Registered G-AAXI [CofR 2539] 26.5.30 to Squadron Leader Charles S Wynne-Eyton, Hanworth. Built as a special long range single-seater for transatlantic crossing. No C of A recorded.

Whilst on positioning flight to Harbour Grace Airport for Atlantic attempt, it crashed on take off at Lester Field, St.Johns, Newfoundland 6.7.30 and was destroyed by fire. Squadron Leader Wynne-Eyton was badly injured. Registration cancelled 2.31 as crashed.

Sources:

1. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AAXI.pdf
2. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/75-register-gb-g-aa
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A1.html
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harbour_Grace_Airport
5. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh80.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Feb-2013 17:48 Dr. John Smith Added
26-Feb-2013 17:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Nov-2017 14:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Source]
26-Nov-2017 14:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
13-Jan-2019 19:27 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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