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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 222394
Last updated: 5 November 2019
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Date:24-JAN-1947
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:TTC CF RAF
Registration: RL957
C/n / msn: 6939
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Staverton Aerodrome, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Staverton Airport, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire (EGBJ)
Destination airport:RAF Wyton, Huntingdonshire
Narrative:
C/no. 6939: Taken on charge as RL957 against Contract No.6/Acft/2580/C2a at 18 MU RAF Dumfries 10.1.46. To Technical Training Command Communications Flight, RAF Wyton 21.6.46.

Written off when crashed into a hedge when starboard engine cut on take-off from Staverton, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire 24.1.47. Struck off charge 10.3.47 as Cat.E(FA)

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/dh89.pdf
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p069.html
3. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?22054-Percy-Frankland/page2


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Feb-2019 23:10 Dr. John Smith Added
13-Mar-2019 08:49 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
05-Nov-2019 18:08 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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