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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172565
Last updated: 7 May 2019
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Date:11-APR-1928
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60X Moth
Owner/operator:Major Shirley G Kingsley Holland.
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bahia Blanca, Buenos Aires -   Argentina
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Collided with Moth R107 at 500 meters altitude on 11.4.28, during celebrations of the city's centenary. Both pilots, Signor Poli from Italy and Mr Hassett from UK, were killed. It is not yet clear which pilot was in which aircraft.

Sources:

1. El Orden 12 April 1928, page 2
2. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Dec-2014 20:23 TB Added
11-Aug-2017 22:40 Dr. John Smith Updated

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