Incident de Havilland DH.60X Moth G-CAOW, Monday 25 February 1929
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Date:Monday 25 February 1929
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.60X Moth
Owner/operator:Ontario Provincial Air Service
Registration: G-CAOW
MSN: 402
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Sioux Lookout, Ontario -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Salut St Marie, Ontario
Destination airport:Sioux Lookout, Ontario
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
c/no. 402 DH.60X Seaplane [Cirrus II #75] delivered to Dept of Lands & Forests, Ontario with C of A 1161 issued 1.7.27. Shipped on the s.s. "Montmain" 30.6.27; arrived at Sault Ste Marie 11.7.27. Registered as G-CAOW [C of R 310] 20.7.27 (or 12.9.27?) to Ontario Government Forestry Branch, Sault Ste Marie; operated by Ontario Provincial Air Service (coded "Wren").

Substantially damaged 25.2.29 when crashed at Sioux Lookout, Ontario. Rebuilt 22.4.32 as DH.60M [c/no 1342] and fitted with Gipsy I, and registration restored. Fitted with Gipsy II 12.5.34. Registered [C of R 2987] 6.1.43 to Ontario Provincial Air Service, Sault Ste Marie. Sold 23.4.49 to Hall's Air Service, Val d'Or, Quebec; not taken up, and aircraft presumed scrapped

Sioux Lookout is a town in Northwestern Ontario, Canada, located approximately 350 km (220 mi) northwest of Thunder Bay.


1. British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919-1999


Revision history:

30-Jan-2008 21:09 JINX Added
18-Jan-2013 08:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
13-Dec-2023 18:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category]

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