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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174174
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:11-APR-1928
Time:day
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: R-107
C/n / msn: 531
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
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:Bahia Blanca, Buenos Aires
Destination airport:Bahia Blanca, Buenos Aires
Narrative:
C/No. 531 DH.60X [Cirrus II]: Sold to Major Shirley G Kingsley, De Havilland agent in Argentina with C of A 1274 issued 29.12.27. Registered R-107 to Major Shirley G Kingsley Holland. Collided with another unidentified Moth over Bahia Blanca 11.4.28, during celebrations of the city's centenary. Both pilots of this aircraft, Signor Poli from Italy and Mr Hassett from UK, were killed. The fate of the other aircraft is unknown.

Sources:

1. http://www.santafe.gov.ar/hemerotecadigital/diario/135/?page=1
2. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1928/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-60x-moth-in-bahia-blanca-2-killed/]


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Feb-2015 18:28 TB Added
15-Nov-2016 15:39 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2017 17:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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