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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1364
Last updated: 16 January 2021
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Date:04-DEC-1945
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60X Moth
Owner/operator:International Airways of Canada Ltd.
Registration: G-CAVH
C/n / msn: 690
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hidden Lake, 26 miles ENE of Yellowknife, NWT -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Yellowknife, NWT
Destination airport:
Narrative:
DH.60X [Cirrus II] sold to DH Canada with C of A 1575 issued 16.8.28; delivered to DH Canada at Mount Dennis 6.9.28. Registered as G-CAVH [C of R 500] 10.9.28 to International Airways of Canada Ltd, Toronto. Sold (but not re-registered) 12.6.30 to Capt F.G.M. Sparks, [Managing Director of Flying & Services Ltd], Montreal. Sold (but not re-registered) 7.7.30 to Flying & Services Ltd, Montreal. Fitted with Gipsy I engine.

Registered [C of R 942] 29.7.30 to W.N. Birks [of Henry Birks & Sons Ltd], Montreal. Registration lapsed 1932. Registration restored [C of R 1269] 2.5.33 to same owner. Re-registered [C of R 1279] 26.5.33 to G H Trenholme, Lachine, Quebec. Registration lapsed 22.1.39.

Re-registered [C of R 2780] 20.3.41 to G Dion, Windsor Mills, Quebec. Re-registered [C of R 2903] 23.12.41 to P E Lariviere, Montreal. Re-registered [C of R 3020] 13.7.43 to P P White, St Laurent, Quebec.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when hit trees in snowstorm at Hidden Lake, 26 miles East-North-East of Yellowknife, North Western Territories 4.12.45. Both occupants were injured and the aircraft was destroyed.

Sources:

1. British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919-1999
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-C1.html
3. http://www.baaa-acro.com/Types%20d'avions/De%20Havilland%20DH60%20Moth.htm



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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Feb-2008 06:09 JINX Added
19-Jan-2014 22:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Aug-2017 20:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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