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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1264
Last updated: 9 August 2020
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Date:19-SEP-1948
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60X Moth
Owner/operator:Hall's Air Service Ltd
Registration: G-CAPB
C/n / msn: 507
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Val d'Or, Quebec -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Val d'Or, Quebec
Destination airport:
Narrative:
DH.60X Seaplane [Cirrus II] sold to Ontario Provincial Government without C of A. Registered as G-CAPB [C of R 362] 11.5.28 to Ontario Provincial Air Service; named "Bobolink". Fitted with Gipsy I engine 22.4.32. Rebuilt 1930 as DH.60M [c/n 1330]. Fitted with Gipsy II engine 12.5.34.

Re-registered [C of R 2811] 9.6.48 to William Hall t/a Hall's Air Service Ltd, Val d'Or, Quebec. Written off (damaged beyond economic repair) when stalled on take-off, and crashed at Val d'Or, Quebec, 19.9.48.

Sources:

1. British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919-1999
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-C.html
3. http://www.bushplane.com/opas-aircraft/histories-opas-dh60/
4. http://web.archive.org/web/20160125172033/http://www.baaa-acro.com:80/Pays/C/Canada-Quebec.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jan-2008 23:21 JINX Added
18-Jan-2013 12:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Jan-2014 21:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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