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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18701
Last updated: 12 July 2019
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Date:29-JUN-1927
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:A Flt 1 Sqn Irish Free State AF
Registration: IAC 26
C/n / msn: 267
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Baldonnel, Dublin -   Ireland
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Baldonnel, Dublin, Eire (EIME)
Destination airport:Baldonnel, Dublin, Eire (EIME)
Narrative:
DH.60 [Cirrus I]: delivered to the Irish Free State Air Force (later renamed Irish Air Corps) 12.7.26 as 26. No UK C of A issued. 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, 1 Squadron, School of Aeronautics, Baldonnel, Dublin. Crashed on take off from Baldonnel 29.6.27

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
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
10-Dec-2011 08:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
10-Jan-2014 17:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Nov-2014 07:01 Apen Updated [Operator]
03-Sep-2017 20:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2017 20:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
26-Dec-2017 09:33 Sergey L. Updated [Total occupants]

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