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Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:26-JUL-1928
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60 Moth
Owner/operator:A Flt 1 Sqn Irish Free State AF
Registration: IAC 23
C/n / msn: 264
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Baldonnel, Dublin -   Ireland
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Baldonnel, Dublin, Eire (EIME)
Destination airport:Baldonnel, Dublin, Eire (EIME)
Narrative:
DH.60 [Cirrus I] sold to Irish Free State Air Force and delivered to Baldonnel, Eire, 12.7.26 as 23. One of four (23 to 26 inclusive) that were flown over from Stag Lane to Dublin in formation on 12.7.26, led by Col The Master of Sempill, who was advisor to the Free State Air Force; other pilots were H.Hemming, H.Broad & F.T. Courtney. No UK C of A issued. Operated by "A" Flight, School of Aeronautics, Baldonnel.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed 26.7.28 at Baldonnel Aerodrome, near Dublin: On final approach to Baldonnel Airbase, the single engine aircraft crashed for unknown reasons. Both crew, injured, were completing a training mission.

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20160303181540/http://www.irishairpics.com/aircorps/aircorps_history/register.php
2. http://www.ipmsireland.com/Forms-Downloads/AerCorpsAircraft1922-1997.pdf
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casement_Aerodrome
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1928/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-60-moth-in-baldonnel-2/]
5. http://antoglach.militaryarchives.ie/PDF/1926_07_17_Vol_5_No2_An%20t-Oglac-2.pdf (Page 6)
6. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2014 17:28 Dr. John Smith Added
09-Nov-2014 07:02 Apen Updated [Operator]
03-Sep-2017 15:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2017 15:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
03-Sep-2017 16:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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