ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18775
Last updated: 31 October 2014
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Date:18-SEP-1947
Time:
Type:de Havilland DH.89A Dominie
Owner/operator:Franco-British Commercial & Industrial Co Ltd
Registration: G-AJSJ
C/n / msn: 6826
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Tunis -   Tunisia
Phase: En route
Nature:Delivery
Departure airport:Croydon Airport, London (EGCR)
Destination airport:Antananarivo, Madagascar
Narrative:
c/no.6826: Taken on charge by the RAF as NR738 at De Havilland Aircraft, Witney, Oxfordshire, 7.12.44. Issued to RAF Halton Station 6.6.45; coded "THA-C". Withdrawn from service when delivered to 5 MU RAF Kemble 21.1.47.

Struck off charge by the RAF when sold 29.5.47 to Field Aircraft Services Ltd. Registered G-AJSJ (CofR 11548) 8.5.47 to Field Aircraft Services Ltd, Croydon. Re-registered 15.7.47 to Franco-British Commercial & Industrial Co Ltd, London W1 [but actually based at Croydon]. CofA 9375 issued 25.7.47.

Written off when crashed on take off from Tunis, Tunisia 18.9.47 on delivery flight to Air Madagascar; [named “Tamatave”]. Registration cancelled 3.12.47 as "destroyed in French Tunisia".

Sources:
http://www.dehavilland.ukf.net/p068.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_Madagascar
http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh89.pdf
http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AJSJ.pdf
http://www.baaa-acro.com/Pays/T/Tunisie.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
23-Jan-2011 14:16 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Damage]
12-Dec-2011 11:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Dec-2011 11:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
28-Dec-2011 10:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
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