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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25562
Last updated: 30 November 2019
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Date:21-MAY-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:Scottish Flying Club
Registration: G-EBUU
C/n / msn: 471
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Renfrew Airport, Glasgow, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Glasgow/Renfrew Airport, Scotland
Destination airport:Glasgow/Renfrew Airport, Scotland
Narrative:
DH.60X [Cirrus II] Moth: registered as G-EBUU [C of R 1506] 27.10.27 to The Scottish Flying Club Ltd, Moorpark, Renfrew. C of A 1234 issued 31.10.27; delivered 2.11.27 but initially displayed in a Glasgow warehouse for one month before entering service 3.12.27.

Written off when crashed at Glasgow Renfrew Airport 21.5.28. Aircraft spun out of control while attempting a loop. Both pilots were injured. According to some sources (most notably "The Times" 22.5.28) one of the pilots - Flying Officer James Pearson Drew (Royal Auxiliary AF, aged 24) - was killed. However other sources state the F/O Drew was killed in an Avro 504 of 602 (City of Glasgow) Squadron, Royal Auxiliary AF.

Registration G-EBUU cancelled 2.9.28 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"

Sources:

1. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-EBUU.pdf
2. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
3. http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C6576584
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p004.html
5. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh60x-moth-glasgow
6. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-E4.html
7. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1929.htm
8. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17344-RAF-fatalities-1928
9. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/82-register-gb-g-eb


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
09-Dec-2011 15:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
13-Dec-2013 00:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2017 17:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Jun-2018 17:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Total fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]
18-Jun-2018 18:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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