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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27082
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:05-JAN-1930
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60 Moth
Owner/operator:1 Sqn RAAF
Registration: A7-10
C/n / msn: 543
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1.5 km from RAAF Laverton, Victoria -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAAF Laverton, Victoria
Destination airport:
Narrative:
c/no.543 DH.60X [Cirrus II]: to De Havilland Australia with CofA 1375 issued 18.4.28. To RAAF as A7-10. To 1 Squadron, RAAF Laverton by 30.7.28

Written off (destroyed) 5.1.30: Crashed about 1,500 meters from the RAAF Laverton airbase, after striking a haystack and shearing off the undercarriage, while performing a flight at low level without authorization. The aircraft crashed a short distance from the haystack, and was destroyed. The pilot, Flying Officer Leo J. Ryan, the sole person on board, survived the impact but was critically injured. He later died of those injuries in Caulfield Repatriation Hospital two days later.

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
2. http://www.adf-gallery.com.au//2a7.shtml
3. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh60-moth-laverton-1-killed


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
11-Dec-2011 08:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
30-Aug-2017 18:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
01-Nov-2018 16:19 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
14-Jan-2019 13:33 Sergey L. Updated [Source]

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