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Crash of a De Havilland DH.60X Moth near Gogama

Date & Time: Aug 7, 1941 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
G-CAOY
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Gogama - Sault Sainte Marie
MSN:
504
YOM:
1928
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed shortly after take off from a lake located some 24 km of Gogama. The crew was en route to Sault Sainte Marie on a fire fighting mission. The aircraft was destroyed and both occupants were injured.

Crash of a Curtiss HS-2L in Pays Plat

Date & Time: May 4, 1931
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
G-CAPE
Survivors:
Yes
Country:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On final approach, the float plane hit telephone wires, stalled and crashed upside down on the shore of Lake Superior, near Pays Plat. There were no casualties.

Crash of a Curtiss HS-2L in Fort Frances

Date & Time: Oct 26, 1930
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
G-CAOP
Survivors:
Yes
Country:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While landing on a frozen ground, the aircraft skidded and was damaged beyond repair. There were no casualties.

Crash of a Curtiss HS-2L in Fort Frances

Date & Time: Jul 15, 1930
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
G-CAOR
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Country:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
During takeoff run from the Fort Frances' harbor, the seaplane hit a floating obstacle, went out of control and came to rest upside down. There were no casualties. The exact date of the mishap remains unknown, somewhere in July 1930.

Crash of a De Havilland DH.60G Moth in Abitibi Lake

Date & Time: Jun 30, 1929
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
G-CAPH
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Sault Sainte Marie - Abitibi Lake
MSN:
909
YOM:
1929
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The airplane was completing a flight from Sault Ste Marie to Abitibi Lake. For unknown reasons, the aircraft crashed upon landing at Abitibi Lake, Ontario. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair and both occupants were uninjured.

Crash of a De Havilland DH.60X Moth in Sioux Lookout

Date & Time: Feb 25, 1929
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
G-CAOW
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Sault Sainte Marie – Sioux Lookout
MSN:
402
YOM:
1927
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed in unknown circumstances while on approach to Sioux Lookout. The airplane named 'Wren' was damaged beyond repair and both occupants evacuated safely.

Crash of a De Havilland DH.60X Moth in Lake Seul: 1 killed

Date & Time: Jul 27, 1928
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
G-CAOV
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
401
YOM:
1927
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The engine failed in flight, forcing the pilot to attempt an emergency landing. The aircraft crash landed in Lake Seul and was destroyed. The pilot, sole on board, was killed.
Probable cause:
Engine failure in flight.

Crash of a Loening 23L Air Yacht in Ramsey Lake

Date & Time: Jul 31, 1927
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
G-CAOT
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
3
YOM:
1926
Country:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The seaplane landed hard on Ramsey Lake, near Sudbury, and was damaged beyond repair. All occupants evacuated safely. The exact date of the mishap remains unknown, somewhere in July 1927.

Crash of a Curtiss HS-2L in Long Lake

Date & Time: Jul 10, 1927
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
G-CAOS
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
YOM:
1926
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew was engaged in a survey flight over an area north of Kingston, Ontario. En route, the engine failed and the pilot lost control of the seaplane that crashed in Long Lake, some 65 km northeast of Kingston. While both occupants were injured, the aircraft was destroyed.
Probable cause:
Engine failure.

Crash of a Loening 23L Air Yacht in Lake Ramsey

Date & Time: Jul 21, 1926
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
G-CAOO
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
3
YOM:
1924
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After takeoff from Ramsey Lake in Sudbury, while climbing to a height of 200 feet, the seaplane stalled and crashed in water. All five occupants were rescued and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
According to Canadian Authorities, the aircraft's speed was insufficient after takeoff from the lake, so it stalled and crashed.