Date & Time: May 12, 1939
Type of aircraft:
De Havilland DH.60 Moth
Operator:
Registration:
VH-UPY
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Roma - Roma
MSN:
550
YOM:
1928
Country:
Australia
Region:
Oceania
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a training flight when he lost control of the aircraft that crashed near the airport. While the instructor was killed, the student pilot was injured. It is believed that the pilot who was not an instructor was giving flight instruction. Also, the flight was considered as unauthorized/illegal.