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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1256
Last updated: 30 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:Dominion Airways Limited
Registration: G-CANS
MSN: 555
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Vancouver, British Columbia -   Canada
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Destination airport:Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
DH.60X [Cirrus II] sold to DH Canada with C of A 1337 issued 15.3.28; delivered to DH Canada at Mount Dennis 16.4.28. Registered as G-CANS S [C of R 389] 2.6.28 to Dominion Airways Ltd, Vancouver; named “Elsie”. Registered 4.6.29 to Yarrow Aircraft Corporation, Vancouver.

Written off (damaged beyond economic repair) when stalled in steep turn, spun in from 1,500 feet, and destroyed by fire moments after an emergency pancake landing at Vancouver, British Columbia 28.6.29; training pilot A E Bennett, who had 30 hours of flight experience, escaped and was only lightly injured. Registration G-CANS cancelled 30.6.30


1. British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919-1999

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Revision history:

30-Jan-2008 21:10 JINX Added
13-Jan-2014 20:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Jan-2014 20:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator]
31-Aug-2017 14:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source]
30-Oct-2018 11:40 Sergey L. Updated [Source]
11-Oct-2021 16:07 jmv Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Oct-2021 17:17 jmv Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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