ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1221
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Narrative:DH.60X [Cirrus II] to Dept of National Defence, Canada with C of A 1383 issued 24.4.28. Delivered to DeHavilland Canada at Mount Dennis 18.4.28. Registered as G-CAKR [C of R 378] 25.5.28 to Dept of National Defence and issued 2.6.28 to Toronto Flying Club.
de Havilland DH.60X Moth
|Owner/operator:||Toronto Flying Club|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Toronto, Ontario -
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
|Departure airport:||Toronto, Ontario|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
Crashed on take-off at Toronto, Ontario 14.1.34; co-pilot M.J. McMullen killed. Crew were performing a training flight. Shortly after takeoff from Toronto Airport, while climbing to a height of 100 feet, aircraft stalled and crashed near the airstrip. The copilot was killed as the instructor was injured. Cause attributed to "inadvertent reduction of speed on the part of the co-pilot to simulate an engine failure while climbing". Registration G-CAKR cancelled 2.10.36 as "destroyed"
1. British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919-1999
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]|
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]|
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