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Narrative:c/no.6318: CofA 5323 issued 7.2.36. Assembled and test-flown Parafield 7.4.36. Registered VH-UVI [CofR 577] 15.4.36 to Adelaide Airways Ltd, Parafield. Airline taken over 1.11.36 and re-registered 25.11.36 to Australian National Airways Pty Ltd, Essendon; named "Moogana". Re-registered 8.8.39 to Guinea Airways Ltd, Adelaide; named "Bulolo". Registration cancelled 17.7.40.
|Type:||de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide|
|Owner/operator:||1 AOS RAAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 6318|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||1 ml NW of Cootamundra , NSW -
|Phase:|| Take off|
|Departure airport:||RAAF Cootamundra, NSW|
Impressed into RAAF as A33-2 and to 1 EFTS Parafield 12.7.40. To 1 AOS Cootamundra 18.10.40.
Crashed into trees following engine failure on take off 1 mile NW of Cootamundra 20.6.41; pilot Flying Officer Adrian killed, 4 passengers injured. Struck off charge 30.7.41.
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]|