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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1195
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:09-MAR-1930
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60 Moth
Owner/operator:Aero Club of British Columbia
Registration: G-CAKH(2)
C/n / msn: 530
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lulu Island, Vancouver, British Columbia -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Destination airport:Lulu Island, Vancouver, British Columbia
Narrative:
DH.60X [Cirrus II] to Ottawa Car Manufacturing Co Ltd with CofA 1304 issued 1.2.28. No civil registration known (G-CAJX reportedly allotted but unlikely). Probably purchased by Ottawa Car in negotiations to become distributor but not used. Sold 11.6.28 (for $6,500) to Dept of National Defence for use in the High River & Peace River Districts. Taken on charge by the RCAF as G-CYXI 13.7.28 but transferred same day to Aero Club of British Columbia 4.8.28. Registered G-CAKH (the second) 31.7.28 to Dept of National Defense for use by Aero Club of British Columbia, Vancouver (as a replacement for damaged c/n 463 G-CAKH (the first) and “adopted” its C of R 403 and registration date of 12.6.28).

Severely damaged when collided with Eaglerock G-CAIS on landing Lulu Island, Vancouver, British Columbia 9.3.30; pilot J C Ballard. Repaired and returned to service. Grounded after failing airworthiness inspection 25.4.31. Scrapped in Sep 1937. Registration formally (and belatedly) cancelled 8.3.38.

Sources:

1. British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919-1999
2. http://www.rwrwalker.ca/cab_detail_G_CA.htm
3. http://www.orpheusweb.co.uk/vicsmith/OldAccs/Mar30.html
4. http://www.afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/96-register-canada-g-c
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-C1.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jan-2008 23:36 JINX Added
13-Jan-2014 20:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Jan-2014 20:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
16-Jan-2014 23:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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