G-AUHA de Havilland D.H.60X Moth
This image is
from the Adelaide Regiuster-News Pictorial for 15 February 1929, even
aircraft had crashed at Marulan, NSW on 11 February of that year.
The Sydney Morning Herald
a story about it in their 12 February edition, but ran no
picture! The aircraft had arrived at
08.00 hrs and was to continue on to Sydney. The weather was
deteriorating and the
occupants, Capt. E.W. Cornish, owner of the machine and his pupil, G.K.
Wride were advised
by Capt. Matheson, an instructor
with the Goiulburn Aero Club, not to continue the flight.. Never-
theless Cornish elected to
carry on and evidently Wride was in control when the aircraft, flying at
around 100-150', nose dived onto a
stony ridge three miles from Marulan. Both aviators died of
injuries and the aeroplane was "reduced to a tangled mass of
wreckage". Despite this is was
rebuilt by Genaircos and became VH-ULH.
had originally been sold, new, to J. Rosenfeld of Sydney in March 1928
and he had
sold it to Capt. Cornish in
November of that same year.