Date & Time: May 16, 1936
Type of aircraft:
De Havilland DH.60 Moth
Operator:
Registration:
VH-UII
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
No
Site:
City
Schedule:
Melbourne - Melbourne
MSN:
895
YOM:
1929
Country:
Australia
Region:
Oceania
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The pilot Norman K. Field was performing a training flight when flying at low altitude over East Oakliegh, near Mount Waverley, in the suburb of Melbourne, the single engine aircraft hit telephone wires and a chimney before crashing in flames onto a house. The pilot was killed while nobody on the ground was hurt.