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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163319
Last updated: 6 January 2021
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Date:19-MAR-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:Ontario Provincial Air Service
Registration: CF-OAU
C/n / msn: 508
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sault Ste. Marie Airport, Ontario -   Canada
Phase: Standing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Sault Ste. Marie Airport, Ontario
Destination airport:
Narrative:
DH.60X Seaplane [Cirrus II] sold to Ontario Provincial Government without C of A. Registered as G-CAPC [C of R 363] 11.5.28 to Ontario Provincial Air Service; named "Crow". Rebuilt 1930 as a DH.60M [c/n 1346]. Rebuilt 25.4.31 with new fuselage (c/n DHC.130). Fitted with Gipsy I engine 22.4.32. Fitted with Gipsy II engine 12.5.34.

Registration cancelled 14.4.37. Rebuilt with new DH.60M fuselage (c/n W2 - significance unknown) by Ontario Provincial Air Service; re-registered as CF-OAU 14.6.37.

Written off (damaged beyond economic repair) when Destroyed by fire whilst parked at Sault Ste. Marie Airport, Ontario 19.3.40.

Sources:

1. http://www.bushplane.com/opas-aircraft/histories-opas-dh60/
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_CF-4.html
3. http://www.afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/96-register-canada-g-c
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-C.html


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16-Jan-2014 21:43 Dr. John Smith Added

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