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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163452
Last updated: 6 January 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60M Moth
Owner/operator:C.L.E. Gordon
Registration: CF-CEL
C/n / msn: 738
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Compton, Coaticook County, Estrie region,Quebec -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Compton, Quebec
Destination airport:
DH.60M [Gipsy I] sold to Canadian Govt without C of A; arrived at DeHavilland Canada at Mount Dennis 8.3.29; fitted with Cirrus III engine. Taken on charge by the Royal Canadian Air Force at Camp Borden as 84 on 22.4.29.

Sold 10.10.35 to St Catharines Flying Club; registered as CF-CEL [C of R 1633] 21.10.35 to St Catharines Flying Club, St Catharines, Ontario. Registered [C of R 2229] 28.4.38 to H Halliday & L F Snell, St Catharines, Ontario. Re-registered 7.12.38 to H Halliday & E Watson, St Catharines, Ontario. C of R lapsed 28.4.39; renewed 29.5.39 and re-registered [C of R 2470] 30.6.39 to C L E Gordon, Sherbrooke, Quebec.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed at Compton, Coaticook Regional County Municipality, in the Estrie region, Quebec, 20.7.39, when overturned during forced landing. The owner/pilot C.L.E. Gordon was performing a pleasure flight in the region of Compton. En route, he was forced to attempt an emergency landing for unknown reason. The aircraft crashed in a field and came to rest upside down. The pilot was unhurt while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.



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Revision history:

22-Jan-2014 01:03 Dr. John Smith Added
18-Aug-2017 19:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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