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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 222744
Last updated: 9 August 2019
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Date:19-JAN-1954
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:Societe Air Madagascar
Registration: F-OANU
C/n / msn: 6671
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Toamasina Airport, Toamasina, Atsinanana Region -   Madagascar
Phase: Take off
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Toamasina Airport, Toamasina, Atsinanana Region, Madagascar (TMM/FMMT)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
C/no. 6671: Taken on charge as HG672 against Contract No.6/Acft/2580/C20a at 76 MU 23.11.43. Shipped to Diego Suarez, Madagascar on the s.s. "Clan McBrayne" 7.12.43; arrived 5.3.44. Presumed struck off charge by RAF 1.1.47.

To Free French Air Force 1.10.44; operated by Section de Liaison Aerienne de Madagascar with effect from 11.11.44. According to some sources, this aircraft may have used the call sign F-SCQG when in France military service. Inspected at Ivato 30.5.53. Sold for civilian use, and re-registered as F-OANU 9.9.53 to Societe Air Madagascar, Ivato.

C of A suspended at Tananarive 19.1.54; probably following earlier crash at Toamasina Airport, Toamasina, Atsinanana Region, Madagascar. Registration F-OANU cancelled 5.3.54

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/dh89.pdf
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p066.html
3. https://immat.aviation-civile.gouv.fr/immat/servlet/aeronef_liste.html
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toamasina_Airport


Revision history:

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08-Mar-2019 18:26 Dr. John Smith Added

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