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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 26006
Last updated: 15 December 2019
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Type:de Havilland DH.84 Dragon
Owner/operator:Railway Air Services Ltd
Registration: G-ADED
C/n / msn: 6098
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ronaldsway Airport, Isle of Man -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Ronaldsway, Isle of Man (IOM/EGNS)
Destination airport:Manchester Ringway Airport (MAN/EGCC)
First regsitered (C of R 5682) on 13.4.35 to Railway Air Services Ltd., London SW.1 (aircraft based at Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey). C of A 4848 issued April 1935.

On 1.7.35, G-ADED of Railway Air Services crashed on take-off from Ronaldsway Airport, Isle of Man injuring all seven people on board (pilot and six passengers). The aircraft, which was operating a scheduled passenger flight from Ronaldsway to Ringway Airport, Manchester, Lancashire via Squires Gate Airport, Blackpool and Speke Airport, Liverpool, was destroyed in the subsequent fire.

Registration G-ADED cancelled by the Air Ministry on 2.11.35 due to "destruction or permanent withdrawl from use of aircraft"


1. Poole, Stephen (1999). Rough Landing or Fatal Flight. Douglas: Amulree Publications. ISBN 1 901508 03 X.

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
29-Dec-2011 13:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
01-Oct-2017 21:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
03-Jan-2018 21:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
03-Jan-2018 21:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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