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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 222678
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:24-JAN-1949
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:Compania Transportes Aereos Mediterranea Argentina Cen
Registration: LV-AEO
C/n / msn: 6789
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pajas Blancas Airport, Córdoba, -   Argentina
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Pajas Blancas Airport, Cordoba, Argentina (COR/SACO)
Destination airport:General Pacheco Airport, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Narrative:
C/no. 6789: Taken on charge as NR690 at Air Transport Auxiliary, White Waltham 16.9.44. To De Havilland Witney for maintenance 22.10.45; to 18 MU RAF Dumfries 21.6.46. Sold 18.5.48 to D.M. Hayles. Registered as G-AKYZ (C of R 12335) 18.5.48 to Derek John Hayles, Croydon. Re-registered 24.6.48 to W.A. Rollason Ltd, London SW1 (aircraft based at Croydon). C of A 10209 issued 6.9.48.

Registration cancelled 15.9.48 as "sold abroad". Re-registered in Argentina as LV-AEO 30.11.48 to ZONDA [Zonas Oueste y Norte de Aerolineas Argentinas] and operated by COTAMA [Compania Transportes Aereos Mediterranea Argentina Centro], Cordoba. Damaged at General Pacheco Airport, Buenos Aires 22.11.48. Repaired and returned to service.

Written off 24.1.49 at Ingeniero Aeronáutico Ambrosio L.V. Taravella International (Pajas Blancas) Airport, Cordoba. Believed ground looped and nosed over while taxiing. Registration LV-AEO cancelled 6.1.54 as damaged beyond repair.

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/dh89.pdf
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AKYZ.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p067.html
4. http://loudandclearisnotenought.blogspot.com/2010/06/lv-aeo-de-havilland-dh89a-dominie-cn.html


Revision history:

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06-Mar-2019 22:21 Dr. John Smith Added

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