ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25088
Last updated: 19 December 2014
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Date:19-FEB-1940
Time:
Type:de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:Great Western & Southern Air Lines Ltd
Registration: G-ACPR
C/n / msn: 6255
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Burford, Shopshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Speke Airport, Liverpool [LPL/EGGP]
Destination airport:
Narrative:
c/no.6255: Registered G-ACPR [CofR 4959] 20.2.35 to Railway Air Services Ltd, Croydon; named "City of Birmingham". CofA 4743 issued 18.3.35; delivered 30.3.35. Operated during 1936 by Imperial Airways Ltd for pilot training. Cancelled 5.12.38 and registered 31.1.39 to Great Western & Southern Air Lines Ltd, Shoreham [later Speke]; named "Valkyrie". Operated by 'C' Flight 24 Squadron, Hendon 17.9.39-7.12.39.

Written off when force landed in snowstorm and overturned Burford, Shropshire 19.2.40. Registration cancelled 18.2.40 (sic) as pwfu ("Presumed Withdrawn From Use"

Sources:
http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh89.pdf
http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ACPR.pdf
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:DH.89_Dragon_Rapide_G-ACPR_Rly_AS_Ringway_07.38_edited-2.jpg
http://www.orpheusweb.co.uk/vicsmith/OldAccs/Feb40.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
12-Dec-2011 13:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
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