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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 26095
Last updated: 31 October 2019
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Date:09-AUG-1954
Time:
Type:de Havilland DH.84 Dragon
Owner/operator:Mandated Airlines Ltd
Registration: VH-AOP
C/n / msn: DHA2010
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Heyfield -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Heyfield, PNG
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-RAAF A34-21, delivered 16/11/42. Sold 24/1/46 for 400 and became VH-AOP. Written off 9/8/54
when crashed at Hayfield, PNG. Swung off runway on takeoff when brakes failed, ran into a deep ditch and destroyed by fire. Mandated Air Lines pilot Jim Davis and 7 passengers were not injured.

Sources:

1. http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austa2/VH-AOP.html
2. http://www.adf-gallery.com.au//2a34.shtml
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/pAus01.html
4. http://www.goodall.com.au/australian-aviation/dh84-pt2/dh84-dragon-pt2.htm
5. http://web.archive.org/web/20150613141224/http://www.baaa-acro.com/Compagnies%20M/Mandated%20Airlines.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
01-Jan-2012 11:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
09-Apr-2014 22:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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