ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25923
Last updated: 28 July 2014
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Date:15-DEC-1946
Time:
Type:de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:Anglo-Iranian Oil Co Ltd
Registration: G-AGLN
C/n / msn: 6795
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:20 miles from Abadan, Khuzestan Province -   Iran
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Masjid-i-Suleiman, Iran
Destination airport:Abadan, Iran
Narrative:
c/no.6795: Built for RAF as NR696, but diverted to civil use and delivered 27.9.44 to Airwork Ltd. (Presumed Struck off charge by RAF 1.1.47 at post-war census). Registered G-AGLN (CofR 9544) 2.10.44 to Anglo-Iranian Oil Co Ltd, Abadan (registered with fuselage number "BCL 89446" instead of constructors number). CofA 7106 issued 1.12.44.

Shipped to Basra via Birkenhead on s.s 'Registan' 27.12.44; arrived 20.1.45. Crashed 20 milels from Abadan, Khuzestan Province, Iran 15.12.46, en route Masjid-i-Suleiman to Abadan; 3 killed.

Registration cancelled 2.1.47 as "pwfu" ("Presumed Withdrawn From Use")

Sources:
http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AGLN.pdf
http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh89.pdf
http://www.dehavilland.ukf.net/p067.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
30-Dec-2011 21:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Source, Damage]
30-Dec-2011 21:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
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