This Day in History: 1931-06-08

de Havilland DH.60X Moth VH-UPX (formerly A7-18) operated by the Civil Aviation Branch crashed at Tallarook, south of Seymour, Victoria on 8 June 1931. The pilot, inspector J.H. Ekins, was performing a flight for the Civil Aviation Branch of the Department of Defence. He left Essendon Airport bound for the north, but the aircraft went missing in the Tallarook area, south of Seymour. The wreckage was located ten days later. Source: website