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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 198489
Last updated: 29 January 2021
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Date:13-MAR-1940
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:Radium Hot Springs Flying Service Ltd
Registration: CF-AGK
C/n / msn: 1343
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Windermere, south of Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia
Destination airport:
Narrative:
C/no. 1343 DH.60M [Gipsy I #575] to DeHavilland Aircraft of Canada, Mount Dennis, without C of A; arrived 25.6.29. Erected 12.11.29 and flown 4.10.29 (sic - probably dates reversed). Dispatched 5.10.29 by rail and registered as CF-AGK [C of R 794] 30.11.29 to Radium Hot Springs Flying Service Ltd, Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia [operated by Mr John Blakley, and also his son, Jock Blakley]. Registration lapsed 20.5.33; later renewed. Registration lapsed again 4.11.35; later renewed again.

Written off (damaged beyond economic repair) when wrecked while forced landing with engine failure near Windermere, south of Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia 13.3.40. Wreckage then stored at Radium Hot Springs Grocery Store in British Columbia. Sold in 1971 to E.D. "Skeeter" Carlson, Oxford Meadows, Spokane, Washington, USA and reported still extant in 2015

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
2. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1940/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-60-moth-in-abbotsford/]
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.ab-ix.co.uk/dhmothsurvey2015.pdf
6. https://basininstitute.org/search/details.html?id=1511#.WZblziiGPIU
7. https://www.columbiavalleypioneer.com/feedback-letters-to-the-editor/old-plane-in-photo-identified/
8. http://www.orpheusweb.co.uk/vicsmith/OldAccs/Mar40.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Aug-2017 13:08 Dr. John Smith Added
23-Jan-2018 19:29 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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