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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18753
Last updated: 17 June 2018
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Date:18-DEC-1941
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:Malayan Volunteer Air Force
Registration: MVAF 18
C/n / msn: 6360
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ipoh, Perak -   Malaysia
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Ipoh, Malaya
Narrative:
c/no.6360: CofA 5930 issued 28.5.37. Registered VR-SAV [CofR 21] 6.7.37 to Wearne Bros Ltd t/a Wearne's Air Service, Kallang, Singapore; named "Governor Raffles". Entered service 28.6.37. Registered [CofR 28] 7.1.38 to Wearnes Air Service Ltd, Singapore.

Impressed into 'B' Flight, MVAF (Malayan Volunteer Air Force) as 18 1.12.41. Destroyed on ground at Ipoh, Malaya 18.12.41 (at approximate Coordinates:0434′04″N, 10105′31″E) after landing, when struck by fragmentation bomb during air raid by Japanese forces; 2 on board killed

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh89.pdf
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_VR-S.html
3. http://www.orpheusweb.co.uk/vicsmith/Accidents/Dec41.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
01-Jan-2012 14:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
02-Apr-2018 00:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
02-Apr-2018 00:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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