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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1230
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:06-APR-1932
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60X Moth
Owner/operator:Century Airways Ltd
Registration: G-CANA
C/n / msn: 595
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Century Airport, Toronto, Ontario -   Canada
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Century Airport, Toronto, Ontario
Destination airport:
Narrative:
DH.60X [Cirrus II] allotted to Major Henri Petre as seaplane but replaced with c/n 509. To DH Canada with C of A 1412 issued 11.5.28; delivered to DH Canada at Mount Dennis 4.6.28. Registered as G-CANA [C of R 408] 14.6.28 to Frank L Trethewey, Toronto. Re-registered [C of R 552] 1.2.29 to Aircraft Ltd, Mount Dennis, Toronto. Sold 12.29 (but not re-registered) to Toronto Airport Ltd. Re-registered 9.12.30 to Century Airways Ltd, Downsview, Toronto.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when stalled in turn and crashed at Century Airport, Toronto 6.4.32. Registration lapsed 4.9.32 and cancelled 30.3.35.

Sources:

1. British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919-1999
2. http://www.afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/96-register-canada-g-c
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-C.html
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1932/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-60-moth-in-toronto/]
5. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jan-2008 10:56 JINX Added
18-Jan-2014 00:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Aug-2017 18:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source]

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