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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27007
Last updated: 11 October 2019
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Date:27-MAY-1924
Time:
Type:de Havilland DH.34
Owner/operator:Imperial Airways
Registration: G-EBBR
C/n / msn: 28
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ostende -   Belgium
Phase: Take off
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Ostende, Belgium
Destination airport:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey (EGCR)
Narrative:
First registered as G-EBBR 06.03.1922: The second D.H.34, G-EBBR, made its first flight at Stag Lane at 0830 hr on 02.04.1922 - after which it was flown to Croydon in readiness for its first service flight to Paris with the Instone Air Line later the same day. Named "City of Glasgow". Capt. F. L. Barnard took off at 1104, carrying eight journalists, and arrived at Le Bourget at 1330 hr. Ten passengers were to have been carried, but the D.H.34 would not take off with that load, so two were off-loaded and flown to Paris in the company's D.H.4A

Written off 27.05.1924 when crashed on take off from Ostende, Belgium. All occupants escaped unhurt while the aircraft was destroyed.

Sources:

1. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-EBBR.pdf
2. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/82-register-gb-g-eb
3. https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1952/1952
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1924/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-34-in-ostende/]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
16-Feb-2014 22:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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