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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1360
Last updated: 4 December 2019
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Date:09-FEB-1930
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60G Gipsy Moth
Owner/operator:Flying & Services Ltd.
Registration: G-CAUR
C/n / msn: 860
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Cornwall, Ontario -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Montreal
Destination airport:Cornwall, Ontario
Narrative:
DH.60G [Gipsy I] to DH Canada with C of A 1644 issued 12.10.28; delivered to DH Canada at Mount Dennis 25.10.28. Registered as G-CAUR [C of R 527] 26.10.28 to A S Dawes, Montreal. Sold 21.2.29 (but not re-registered) to F Farwell, Montreal; rebuilt with parts from G-CARV (c/n 610) and fitted with Cirrus II engine. Re-registered 25.9.29 to Flying & Services Ltd, Montreal.

Severely damaged when crashed at Cornwall, Ontario 9.2.30 and withdrawn from use. Registration lapsed 10.2.30 and cancelled 30.3.35. Sold (but not re-registered) to P E Rozon, Montreal; rebuilt but not re-registered. Sold (but not re-registered) to R Page, Chicoutimi, Quebec.

On 12.11.43, an escaped Army deserter/bank robber used the Moth at Chicoutimi (which by this time, it was apparently painted incorrectly as "CF-AUR" (CF-AUR was a Waco UKC c/n 3847, which was withdrawn from use on 16.1.41). Fate and further details on this story are not known.

Sources:

1. British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919-1999
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-C1.html
3. http://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh60g-gipsy-moth-cornwall
4. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Feb-2008 05:53 JINX Added
21-Jan-2014 01:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Aug-2017 17:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source]
23-Jan-2019 14:45 Sergey L. Updated [Source]

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