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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 28806
Last updated: 14 October 2019
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Date:26-AUG-1939
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.84 Dragon
Owner/operator:Indian National Airways
Registration: VT-AEL
C/n / msn: 6048
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:40 miles from Lahore, Punjab -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Dum Dum, Calcutta
Destination airport:Lahore Airfield, Punjab, India
Narrative:
VT-AEL DH.84 Dragon (c/no. 6048) Registered 12.10.33 (C of R 190) to Indian National Airways Ltd, Delhi (based Dum Dum, Calcutta). Written off when crashed 40 miles from Lahore, India 26.8.39 on mail flight (2 killed - pilot and one passenger). Registration VT-AEL cancelled 28.8.39.

Sources:

1. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p060.html
2. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/vt-aaa.pdf
3. http://www.orpheusweb.co.uk/vicsmith/OldAccs/Aug39.html
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1939/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-84-dragon-in-lahore-2-killed/]
5. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/86-register-india


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
30-Dec-2011 05:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
02-Oct-2017 23:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Oct-2017 23:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Time, Source, Narrative]

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