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Date:02-FEB-1941
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
De Havilland DH.60M Moth
Owner/operator:Leavens Bros Air Service
Registration: CF-ADK
C/n / msn: 791
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Downsview Airfield, North York, Toronto, Ontario -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Downsview Airfield, North York, Toronto, Ontario (CYZD)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
C/no. 791: DH.60M [Gipsy I] to DeHavilland Canada without C of A; arrived Mount Dennis 29.4.29. Registered CF-ADK [C of R 596] on 13.5.29 to R. Cockeram, Toronto; named "Miss Ruth I". Fitted with Gipsy II engine in April 1931. Re-registered [C of R 1293] 6.6.33 to Prospectors Airways Co Ltd, Haileybury, Ontario. Registration lapsed 3.5.36; renewed 17.6.36. Sold 18.8.37 (but not re-registered) to W.A. Gamble, Rouyn, Quebec.

Re-registered [C of R 2133/C of A 125] 12.11.37 to Speculations Ltd, Rouyn, Quebec. Registration lapsed 12.11.38. Re-registered 11.9.39 to Leavens Bros Air Services, Toronto.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed on take-off at Downsview Airfield, North York, Toronto, Ontario

Sources:

1. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1941/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-60-moth-in-toronto-5/]
2. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_CF-.htmll
4. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/97-register-canada-cf-a
5. http://www.orpheusweb.co.uk/vicsmith/OldAccs/Feb41.html
6. http://flightsofhistory.perfectdayfactory.com/outaouais-and-beyond-aviation-history-of-the-region/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Aug-2017 21:21 Dr. John Smith Added
15-Aug-2017 21:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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