This Day in History: 1928-03-11

de Havilland DH.60 Moth G-AUAP operated by Australian Aero Club (South Australia Section) crashed at Parafield, South Australia on 11 March 1928 while performing low aerobatics over the airfield. G-AUAP was one of several such machines assigned to the South Australia section of the Australian Aero Club by the Civil Aviation Branch, Department of Defence. There was 1 fatality and the aircraft was written off. Sources: Ed Coates Aircraft Photos; website