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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202839
Last updated: 5 January 2020
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Date:21-OCT-1940
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.84 Dragon
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force - RAF (Royal Air Force - RAF)
Registration: X9398
C/n / msn: 6001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Ollerton, Nottinghamshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Ollerton, Nottinghamshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
First registered (C of R 4019)16.11.32 as G-ACAO to The de Havilland Aircraft Co Ltd., Stag Lane, Edware, Middlesex. C of A 3742 issued December 1932. Sold on January 1933 and re-registered to Hillman's Saloon Coaches & Airways, Maylands Aerodrome, Harold Hill, Romford, Essex, and named 'Goodmayes'. Sold on and re-registered to Violet E.M. Apsley (The Lady Apsley) Badminton, Gloucestershire. Sold on (C of R 8617) on 8.7.38 to Norman Edgar (Western Airways) Ltd., Weston-Super-Mare

Registration G-ACAO cancelled 2.4.40 when Impressed into Military Service as X9398. Written off (damaged beyond repair) when hit hedge in a forced landing near Ollerton, Nottinghamshire 21.10.40

Sources:

1. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/77-register-gb-g-ac
2. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ACAO.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A4.htmll
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p060.html
5. Weston Super Mare & the Aeroplane By Ted Johnson
6. https://www.pprune.org/aviation-history-nostalgia/352134-british-airlines-1930s.html#post4549339
7. http://www.ukairfieldguide.net/airfields/Maylands


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Dec-2017 18:28 Dr. John Smith Added
15-Dec-2017 21:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location]

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