Accident de Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth CF-AGQ, Monday 21 June 1937
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Date:Monday 21 June 1937
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth
Owner/operator:Leavens Bros Air Services, Toronto.
Registration: CF-AGQ
MSN: 2015
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:St. Marys, Ontario -   Canada
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Toronto,
Destination airport:Detriot, MI
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
To DH Canada as an unassembled air frame; received at DH Downsview 18.7.30 and test flown 23.7.30. Registered CF-AGQ [C of R 910] 31.7.30 to Dougall Cushing [of Barron & Cushing], Westmount, Montreal.

Operated as a float plane until forced landing with engine failure on Rosehill Reservoir, Toronto 24.7.35; rebuilt as land plane. Ran into runway marker and damaged on landing New Hackensack, New York 11.9.36; to De Havilland Canada for repairs. Registered [C of R 910] 20.5.37 to Leavens Bros Air Services, Toronto.

Suffered in-flight structural failure of starboard wing and crashed near St Marys, Ontario
21.6.37 en route Toronto-Detroit with a cargo of mail; pilot Arthur D Leavens, passengers Al Ogden and Charles Sockett killed. Registration cancelled 20.8.37.


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23-Feb-2013 17:04 Dr. John Smith Added

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