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Narrative:Jim and Amy Mollison attempted a non-stop flight from England to New York in the de Havilland DH-84 Dragon I, G-ACCV, named "Seafarer". Although they successfully crossed the Atlantic, they were blown off course, and force landed down-wind in the dark at Bridgeport, Connecticut after flying for 39 hours over a distance of 3,300 miles at an average speed of 85 mph.
|Type:||de Havilland DH.84 Dragon|
|Owner/operator:||Jim & Amy Mollison|
|C/n / msn:|| 6014|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Bridgeport, Connecticut -
United States of America
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||Pendine Sands, South Wales, UK|
|Destination airport:||New York, NY|
The aircraft overshot, and ran out of fuel less than 50 miles from their destination and crashed during the attempted forced landing. They both suffered minor injuries, as evidenced by the bandages on Amyís elbow and Jimís face.
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]|
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