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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238434
Last updated: 21 July 2020
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Date:03-FEB-1930
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH 60G Gypsy Moth
Owner/operator:N S Chalmers
Registration: G-EBZY
C/n / msn: 806
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Suva -   Fiji
Phase: Landing
Nature:Test
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Aircraft imported from England in September 1929 by Mr. N S Chalmers. Re-assembled and made its first test flight. On coming in to land at a park in Suva, the aircraft hit telephone wires and crashed.
Shipped to New Zealand for repairs, it never returned to Fiji.

Sources:

1. J W Johnston, 1987, NZ Civil Aircraft 71 - de Havilland DH 60 Moth, in Journal Vol 30, No 2; Aviation Historical Society of New Zealand.
2. ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140561


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Jul-2020 20:57 Ron Averes Added
21-Jul-2020 19:37 Ron Averes Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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