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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163305
Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Date:17-JUN-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60X Moth
Owner/operator:Cape Breton Flying Club
Registration: CF-CED
C/n / msn: 488
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sydney, Nova Scotia -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Sydney, Nova Scotia (YQY/CYQY)
Destination airport:Sydney, Nova Scotia (YQY/CYQY)
Narrative:
DH.60X Seaplane [Cirrus II] sold to Canadian Ministry of Defence with C of A 1329 issued 7.3.28. Taken on charge by the Royal Canadian Air Force as G-CYYL 27.4.28. Fitted with Cirrus III. Re-registered as CF-CED [C of R 1454] 6.9.34 to Dept of National Defence for use (on loan) by the Cape Breton Flying Club, Sydney, Nova Scotia; sold to, and re-registered to the club 15.4.37. Registration cancelled as "lapsed" 31.8.38; renewed 4.3.39; fitted with Gipsy I.

Written off (damaged beyond economic repair) when stalled while doing circuits and crashed on landing at Sydney, Nova Scotia 17.6.40. On approach to Sydney, the single engine aircraft stalled and crashed. Both occupants were injured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Sources:

1. http://www.rwrwalker.ca/cab_detail_xa_zz.html
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_CF-4.html
3. http://www.afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/83-register-canada-cf-b
4. http://www.baaa-acro.com/1940/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-60x-moth-in-sydney/
5. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Jan-2014 18:46 Dr. John Smith Added
17-Aug-2017 21:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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