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Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60X Moth
Owner/operator:Calgary Aero Club
Registration: G-CALA
MSN: 579
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Calgary Airport, Calgary, Alberta -   Canada
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Calgary Airport, Calgary, Alberta
Destination airport:
DH.60X [Cirrus II] sold to Dept of National Defence, Canada with C of A 1419 issued 17.5.28; delivered to DH Canada at Mount Dennis 13.6.28. Registered as G-CALA [C of R 392] 12.6.28 to Department of National Defense and issued to Controller of Civil Aviation, Ottawa. Damaged Woodstock, Ontario 19.8.28; repaired and issued to Calgary Aero Club 9.10.28.

Destroyed at Calgary, Alberta, 19.5.29; The pilot and his passenger were engaged in a private flight around the airport of Calgary. In flight, while completing a looping, pilot lost control of the aircraft and it dived into the ground. Both occupants were killed. Crew: N.E. Stevens, pilot. Passenger: H.A. McCallum.

Cause: Control was lost following a structural failure in flight.


1. British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919-1999

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Revision history:

30-Jan-2008 10:54 JINX Added
12-Jan-2014 22:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Aug-2017 17:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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