ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18763
Last updated: 24 October 2014
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Date:27-NOV-1943
Time:
Type:de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:Southern Rhodesia Air Services
Registration: VP-YBZ
C/n / msn: 6256
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Salibury, Southern Rhodesia -   Zimbabwe
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia
Destination airport:
Narrative:
c/no.6256: CofA 4602 issued 10.12.34 to Cyril Hull (although sold new to African Air Transport via Jack Barclay Ltd). Handed over 14.12.34 and departed Hatfield 29.12.34 for Johannesburg/Baragwanath; pilot H.N.Hawker. Registered ZS-AES 31.1.35 to African Air Transport Ltd, Germiston; named "Mau Hea Tom". Registration cancelled 30.6.38 as sold to Southern Rhodesia. Registered VP-YBZ [CofR 59] 26.9.38 to Rhodesian & Nyasaland Airways, Salisbury. Taken over by Southern Rhodesian Air Services as 302 1.2.40. Reverted to VP-YBZ 30.4.42.

Crashed 27.11.43 at Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia. Registration cancelled 2.1.44 as "destroyed".

Sources:
http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh89.pdf
http://www.goldenyears.ukf.net/reg_VP-Y.htm
http://www.goldenyears.ukf.net/reg_ZS-.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
12-Dec-2011 14:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
12-Dec-2011 14:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
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