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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1224
Last updated: 17 November 2021
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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:Halifax Aero Club
Registration: G-CALD
MSN: 576
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Green Bank, Nova Scotia -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Halifax Bay, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Destination airport:
DH.60X [Cirrus II] sold to Dept of National Defence, Canada with C of A 1425 issued 23.5.28; delivered to DH Canada at Mount Dennis 13.6.28. Registered as G-CALD [C of R 412] 14.6.28 to Dept of National Defense and issued 7.7.28 to Halifax Aero Club (as a floatplane).

Capsized when Engine cut on take-off from Halifax Bay, and aircraft capsized in forced landing. Severely damaged during salvage near Green Bank, Nova Scotia 4.7.29. Registration cancelled 5.7.29.

*Note: Both DeHavilland and Air Registration Board have this Moth as being G-CAKX with c/n 582 as G-CALD. Dept of National Defense records also initially indicated same position but later amended - true position uncertain, so it is not clear which aircraft is G-CALD and which is G-CAKX


1. British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919-1999

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Revision history:

30-Jan-2008 10:53 JINX Added
13-Jan-2014 20:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Aug-2017 12:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Nov-2018 13:25 Sergey L. Updated [Source]

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