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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153453
Last updated: 17 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DH80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth
Owner/operator:Sqn/Ldr Charles S Wynne-Eyton
Registration: G-AAXI
MSN: 2024
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lester Field, St.Johns, Newfoundland -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Lester Field, St.Johns, Newfoundland
Destination airport:Harbour Grace Airport, Labrador, Canada (CHG2)
Registered G-AAXI [CofR 2539] 26.5.30 to Squadron Leader Charles S Wynne-Eyton, Hanworth. Built as a special long range single-seater for transatlantic crossing. No C of A recorded.

Whilst on positioning flight to Harbour Grace Airport for Atlantic attempt, it crashed on take off at Lester Field, St.Johns, Newfoundland 6.7.30 and was destroyed by fire. Squadron Leader Wynne-Eyton was badly injured. Registration cancelled 2.31 as crashed.



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Revision history:

23-Feb-2013 17:48 Dr. John Smith Added
26-Feb-2013 17:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Nov-2017 14:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Source]
26-Nov-2017 14:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
13-Jan-2019 19:27 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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