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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163257
Last updated: 10 August 2019
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Date:31-AUG-1928
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:Sqn Ldr The Rt Hon Frederick Edward Guest
Registration: G-EBUV
C/n / msn: 474
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Freeport Harbour, Grand Bahama -   Bahamas
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Grand Bahama, Bahamas
Destination airport:
Narrative:
DH.60X Seaplane [Cirrus II] registered as G-EBUV [C of R 1508] 3.11.27 to Squadron Leader The Right Hon Frederick Edward Guest, PC, CBE, DSC, MP, London SW1 (but based at Southampton) [possibly only as a nominee for the "real" owner?]. C of A 1248 issued 21.11.27. At this time, Squadron Leader Guest was the Commanding Officer of 600 (City of London) Squadron, Royal Auxiliary Air Force.

Written off (damaged beyond economic repair) 31.8.28: Shortly after takeoff from Freeport Harbour, aircraft stalled and crashed into the sea. Both occupants were injured, among them the owner of the aircraft, Frederick Edward Guest. Registration G-EBUV cancelled 2.2.29 as withdrawn from use

Sources:

1. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-E4.html
2. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-EBUV.pdf
3. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/82-register-gb-g-eb
4. https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1928/1928
5. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1928/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-60x-moth-off-freeport/]
6. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jan-2014 21:39 Dr. John Smith Added
19-Jan-2016 20:05 Angel dick one five Updated [Operator]
01-Sep-2017 22:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
01-Sep-2017 22:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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