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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 28346
Last updated: 17 August 2019
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Date:18-JUN-1940
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:Isle of Man Air Services Ltd
Registration: G-AEBW
C/n / msn: 6327
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport, Bordeaux -   France
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport, Bordeaux, France (LFBO)
Narrative:
c/no. 6327: Registered G-AEBW [C of R 6709] 22.2.36 to Railway Air Services Ltd, Barton; named "Star of Renfrew". C of A 5353 issued 13.5.36. Damaged in accident at Ronaldsway, Isle of Man 25.6.36; repaired.

Damaged on landing at Blackpool 1.7.37; repaired. Registered [C of R 8152] 19.10.37 to Isle of Man Air Services Ltd, Derbyhaven. Operated by 24 Squadron, Hendon from 4.9.39. Returned to IoM Air Services 21.12.39 and operated by NAC.

Abandoned at Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport, Bordeaux, France, out of fuel during evacuation from France by British Forces 18.6.40. Registration cancelled 18.6.40

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/dh89.pdf
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AEBW.pdf
3. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1216822
4. http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=22844
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A8.html
6. http://www.afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/79-register-gb-g-ae
7. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?14419-F-Lt-Holmes-Air-Marshal-Barratt-s-pilot-in-France-1939-40&styleid=3

De Havilland Dragon Rapide G-AEBW of Isle of Man Air Services at Manchester (Ringway) Airport in September 1938: DH.89 Dragon Rapide G-AEBW IoMAS RWY 26.09.38 edited-2

Images:

Photo of G-AEBW courtesy AirHistory.net


Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)
July 1938; (c) RAScholefield Collection

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
05-May-2009 10:30 MikeG Updated
24-Dec-2011 13:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Damage]
26-Dec-2011 16:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Dec-2011 16:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Country, Source]
22-Apr-2013 00:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
26-Oct-2017 22:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total occupants, Location, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
18-Feb-2019 21:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
18-Feb-2019 21:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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