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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25049
Last updated: 21 October 2019
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Date:19-APR-1940
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.84 Dragon
Owner/operator:Scottish Airways Ltd
Registration: G-ACNG
C/n / msn: 6069
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RNAS Hatston (HMS Sparrowhawk), Kirkwall, Orkney -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Renfrew Airport, Glasgow
Destination airport:RNAS Hatston (HMS Sparrowhawk), Kirkwall, Orkney
Narrative:
G-ACNG (c/no.6069): First registered (C of R 4761) 14.2.34. C of A 4223 issued later in 1934. Service with Spartan Air Lines Ltd, Cowes, Isle of Wight (in 1935), British Air Ways Ltd., Abridge, Essex (in 1936 - leased to Jersey Airways Ltd and named "Portlet Bay"), Northern & Scottish Air Ways Ltd., Renfrew, and British Air Ways Ltd., Renfrew. Re-registered (C of R 8552) on 14.6.38 to Scottish Airways, Renfrew, Glasgow.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed at Royal Naval Air Station Hatston, Kirkwall, Orkney ("HMS Sparrowhawk") on 19.4.40. Registration G-ACNG cancelled 7.5.40 as "PWFU" ("Permanently Withdrawn From Use")

Sources:

1. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ACNG.pdf
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A5.html
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jersey_Airways
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spartan_Air_Lines_Ltd
5. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/77-register-gb-g-ac
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hatston
7. http://www.orpheusweb.co.uk/vicsmith/OldAccs/Apr40.html
8. http://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh84-dragon-ii-raf-hatston
9. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p060.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
30-Dec-2011 06:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
20-Dec-2017 23:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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