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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 28536
Last updated: 19 November 2019
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Date:14-APR-1937
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.84 Dragon
Owner/operator:Wilson Airways Ltd
Registration: VP-KBG
C/n / msn: 6079
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nairobi Dagoretti, Nairobi -   Kenya
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Nairobi Dagoretti, Kenya
Destination airport:
Narrative:
VP-KBG DH.84 Dragon 2 [6079]. First registered 3.5.1934 to the DeHavillland Aircraft Co Ltd., Stag Lane, Edgware, Middlesex. (C of A 4281/C of R 5007). UK registration G-ACRO cancelled October 1934.

Re-registered 23.11.34 [C of R 33] to Wilson Airways Ltd, Nairobi. Written off (destroyed) when crashed on take-off Nairobi Dagoretti Airport, Nairobi, Kenya 14.4.37. Both occupants were injured and the aircraft was destroyed. Registration cancelled 2.6.37 as crashed.

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/vp-kaa.pdf
2. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ACRO.pdf
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20170503045949/http://www.baaa-acro.com:80/1937/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-84-dragon-in-nairobi/
4. https://www.flickr.com/photos/74784995@N00/2442316689
5. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/component/content/article?id=93:register-other


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
27-Dec-2011 08:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
02-Oct-2017 21:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]

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