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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163153
Last updated: 31 August 2019
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Date:14-JUL-1929
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:Australian Aero Club (South Australia Section)
Registration: G-AUAM
C/n / msn: 364
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Parafield, near Adelaide, South Australia -   Australia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Parafield, South Australia (YPPF)
Destination airport:Parafield, South Australia (YPPF)
Narrative:
DH.60 [Cirrus I] sold to Commonwealth of Australia without C of A. Registered as G-AUAM 26.11.27 to Dept of Defence, Civil Aviation Branch, and operated by Australian Aero Club, South Australia Section, Parafield. Crashed on landing Parafield 19.2.29; rebuilt with new fuselage and fitted with Cirrus II engine. Re-registered as VH-UAM 28.3.29; however, the revised registration may not have been applied to the airframe.

Written off when spun in and crashed at Parafield, near Adelaide, South Australia 14.7.29; pilot L Birks killed. Registration cancelled 12.11.29.

Sources:

1. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_VH-U.html
2. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/84-register-australia
3. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh60-moth-adelaide-1-killed-0
4. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2014 22:14 Dr. John Smith Added
30-Aug-2017 22:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Nov-2018 15:09 Sergey L. Updated [Source]

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