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Last updated: 7 May 2019
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Date:25-NOV-1937
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60G Moth
Owner/operator:G. Christiansen
Registration: LV-OAA
C/n / msn: 1011
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:San Fernando Airport, San Fernando, Buenos Aires -   Argentina
Phase: Standing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:San Fernando Airport, Buenos Aires (SADF)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
DH.60G [Gipsy I] Coupe registered as G-AAHS [C of R 1997] 31.5.29 to The De Havilland Aircraft Co Ltd, Stag Lane, Edgware, Middlesex. C of A 2139 issued 31.7.29. Entered by DH in Challenge Internationale de Tourisme, Orly, Paris 8.29 (Round European Tour), flown by Capt Hubert Broad (coded 'H5') and came in second.

Loaned 8-9.29 to the Daily Mail newspaper [whilst their DH.61 G-AAAN was on overhaul] and flown by C Bernard Wilson. Later used by DH for demonstration purposes. Registration G-AAHS cancelled 2.30 as sold (register shows 2.29!).

To Donald E Bideleux, Buenos Aires, Argentina (and packed for export 12.2.30; dispatched per SS "Napier Star"). Registered as R155 to Donald E. Bideleux, Cia Aerovistas. (Still registered with them in 1937). To G Christiansen later in 1937. Re-registered as LV-OAA 11.37.

Written off (Destroyed) when destroyed by a hangar fire whilst parked at San Fernando Airport, San Fernando, Buenos Aires, Argentina 25.11.37

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
2. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AAHS.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A.html
4. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/75-register-gb-g-aa
5. http://loudandclearisnotenought.blogspot.co.uk/2013/06/lv-oaa-de-havilland-dh60g-gipsy-moth-cn.html


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05-Nov-2017 21:38 Dr. John Smith Added

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