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Date:02-JAN-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:R.G.Wells
Registration: CF-AGJ
C/n / msn: 1349
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 miles South East of Chilliwack, British Columbia -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Chilliwck, British Columbia
Destination airport:Chilliwck, British Columbia
Narrative:
C/no. 1349 DH.60M [Gipsy I #586] to DeHavilland Canada, Mount Dennis without C of A; arrived 25.6.29. Erected 2.11.29, and first flown 5.11.29. Registered as CF-AGJ [C of R 782] 6.11.29 to Southern Alberta Airlines Ltd, Lethbridge; dispatched by rail 6.11.29.

Registered (C of R 782) 30.4.31 to W.A. Sherman, Granum, Alberta. Registration lapsed 20.5.33; renewed 17.6.35. Re-registered (C of R 1598) 15.7.35 to Associated Air Service Ltd, Vancouver. Re-registered [C of R 1719] 15.6.36 to Len Foggin, t/a Foggin Flying Service, Vancouver. Re-registered [C of R 2301] 7.9.38 to E. Eversfield, Chilliwack, British Columbia. Re-registered (C of R 2675) 25.6.40 to R.G.Wells, Chilliwack.

Wrecked when overturned on landing in field 3 miles South East of Chilliwack, British Columbia 2.1.41. On landing, the single engine aircraft owned by R. Wells went out of control and came to rest upside down. The pilot was injured.

Sources:

1. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1941/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-60-moth-in-british-columbia/]
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/Jan41.html


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15-Aug-2017 21:37 Dr. John Smith Added

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