de Havilland DH60X Cirrus Moth

14th May 1931
DH-60M Moth G-AAJX
National Flying Services Ltd
Matley, Hyde

DH60M G-AAJX was owned by National Flying Services at Hanworth Park in West London. On the 14th May 1931 it was being flown to Stanley Park airfield at Blackpool by … Continue reading “1931-05-14|DH-60M Moth|G-AAJX|National Flying Services Ltd|Matley, Hyde”

Crash site of de Havilland DH60X Cirrus Moth on Burbage Edge near Buxton

11th October 1934
DH60X Moth G-EBWA
Civil
Burbage Edge, Buxton

For many years it had been thought that a much earlier aircraft had come to grief on Burbage Edge, this being a DH-10 but this has now been proved not … Continue reading “1934-10-11|DH60X Moth|G-EBWA|Civil|Burbage Edge, Buxton”

23rd November 1934
DH80A Puss Moth G-AAZN
Civil
Bradnop, Leek

The 24 year old owner, and pilot, of the aircraft was flying from Southampton to Barton Aerodrome near Manchester when he encountered thick fog. While flying in these low visibility … Continue reading “1934-11-23|DH80A Puss Moth|G-AAZN|Civil|Bradnop, Leek”

Crash site of de Havilland Moth G-ACGD on Broad Law, Scottish Border

26th September 1936
DH60G Moth Major G-ACGD
Civil
Broadlaw, Borders

The two men had taken off from a private aerodrome at Macmerry between Tranent and Haddington in East Lothian in an aircraft owned by the Edinburgh Flying Club, who used … Continue reading “1936-09-26|DH60G Moth Major|G-ACGD|Civil|Broadlaw, Borders”

de Havilland DH60X Cirrus Moth

18th July 1938
DH60M Moth K1112
No.17 EFTS, RAF
Buxton, Derbyshire

The pilot of the aircraft, a member of the RAF Volunteer Reserve, was on a cross country exercise from Barton aerodrome via Brough in East Yorkshire and Tollerton in Nottinghamshire. … Continue reading “1938-07-18|DH60M Moth|K1112|No.17 EFTS, RAF|Buxton, Derbyshire”