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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25052
Last updated: 7 January 2020
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Date:14-DEC-1939
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.84 Dragon
Owner/operator:Scottish Airways
Registration: G-ADCT
C/n / msn: 6095
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Longman, near Inverness -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Renfrew Airport, Glasgow
Destination airport:Invernes Dalcross Airport
Narrative:
G-ADCT (c/no.6095): Registered 16.6.38 (CofR 8557) to Scottish Airways, Renfrew, Glasgow, and named "Orcadian". Written off 14.12.39: On final approach to Inverness-Dalcross Airport, the twin engine aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances. All eight occupants (pilot and seven passengers) were uninjured but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. Registration cancelled 7.5.40 as "PWFU" ("Permanently Withdrawn From Use")

Sources:

1. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ADCT.pdf
2. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh84-dragon-ii-inverness
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A6.html
4. http://www.ambaile.org.uk/detail/en/11022/1/EN11022-highland-airways-fleet-of-de.htm
5. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/78-register-gb-g-ad
6. https://motoringheritage.co.uk/product/de-haviland-dh-84-dragon/
7. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p060.html
8. http://www.ambaile.org.uk/detail/en/11022/1/EN11022-highland-airways-fleet-of-de.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
30-Dec-2011 05:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
29-Oct-2017 23:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
30-Apr-2018 19:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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