ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1229
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Narrative:DH.60M [Gipsy I] to Canadian Govt without C of A; arrived at DeHavilland Canada, Mount Dennis 13.3.29; fitted with Cirrus III. Taken on charge by RCAF at Camp Borden as '87' 15.4.29. Sold 25.10.34 to Halifax Aero Club and registered CF-CEH [C of R 1478] 17.10.34 to Department of National Defense, for loan to Halifax Aero Club; re-registered to the Halifax Aero Club 15.4.37. Fitted with Gipsy I engine July 1936.
|Date:||Wednesday 19 January 1938|
de Havilland DH.60X Moth
|Owner/operator:||Halifax Aero Club|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Halifax Harbour, Halifax, Nova Scotia -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||Halifax, Nova Scotia|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
On 19.1.38 while on a training flight, aircraft collided with another De Havilland DH.60 of Halifax Aero Club registered G-CALE. Wings locked together, both aircraft crashed into Halifax Harbour, and were lost. All three pilots were rescued.
1. My interpretation of G-CALE details.
5. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.ody.ca/~bwalker/RCAF_51_100_detailed.html.]
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]|
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]|
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