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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 63224
Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Date:26-FEB-1960
Time:morning
Type:de Havilland DH.89B Dominie
Owner/operator:Air Brousse SprL
Registration: OO-CJS
C/n / msn: 6429
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Dakar-Yoff International Airport, Yoff, Dakar -   Senegal
Phase: Landing
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:N'Dolo Airport, Leopoldville, Belgian Congo (NLO/FZAB)
Destination airport:Dakar-Yoff International Airport, Yoff, Dkar (DKR/GOOY)
Narrative:
c/no.6429: Registered G-AFLZ [C of R 8879] 21.11.38 to Airwork Ltd, Heston. C of A 6444 issued 14.12.38. Operated by School of Air Navigation, Shoreham; later 7 CANS Perth; renamed 7 AONS 30.11.39. To 6 AONS Staverton 23.5.40. Registration cancelled 15.7.40 by Secretary of State, Air Ministry.

Impressed into RAF as Z7254 on 15.7.40 and retained by 6 AONS. (Sometime coded “2”). To De Havilland Witney for major inspection 2.7.42. To 1 SofTT Training Flight, Halton 17.12.42. To De Havilland Witney 27.8.43 for maintenance. To 5 MU Kemble 23.11.43. To 10 Group Comm Flt, Colerne 13.1.44. To 5 MU Kemble 28.12.45.

Sold 29.5.46 to Field Consolidated Aircraft Services Ltd. Registered G-AHPX on 22.5.46 to Field Consolidated Aircraft Services Ltd, Croydon. Registration cancelled 12.8.46 as sold abroad. UK C of A 7913 issued 17.9.46.

Re-registered in South Africa as ZS-AYF on 19.10.46 to Field Aircraft Services Ltd; operated by Aircraft Operating Co of South Africa Pty. Re-registered upon sale or transfer to Aircraft Operating Co of South Africa Pty, Rand, South Africa.

South African Registration cancelled 28.8.56 as sold to Belgian Congo. Re-registered OO-CJS [C of R 1090] on 31.7.56 to Air Brousse Sprl, Leopoldville, Congo.

Badly damaged on landing near Dakar, Senegal 26.2.60. Crashed on approach to Dakar Airport while on a flight from Léopoldville. All six occupants (crew of two plus four passengers) were injured, and the aircraft was destroyed. Registration OO-CJS cancelled 23.5.60.

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh89.pdf
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AFLZ.pdf
3. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AHPX.pdf
4. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/80-register-gb-g-af
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A11.html
6. http://www.dehavilland.co.za/DH89_Dragon_Rapide.html
7. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh89b-dominie-dakar


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
03-Jan-2012 08:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
14-Feb-2018 19:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]
18-Mar-2019 21:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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