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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139063
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:26-FEB-1921
Time:
Type:Airco DH.4
Owner/operator:Syndicat National pour l'Etude du Transport Aérien
Registration: O-BABI
C/n / msn: H5925
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey (EGCR)
Destination airport:Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL/EBCI)
Narrative:
Ex RAF H5925; sold to Belgian Air force as 'O-2', Transferred to civil use as O-BABI, first registered as such 20.8.20 to Syndicat National pour l'Etude du Transport Aérienne.

Written off 26.2.21 when crashed on take off from Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey, while on a cargo flight to Brussels,Belgium. While the pilot was slightly injured, the aircraft was destroyed.

Sources:

1. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_O-B.html
2. http://www.bamfbamrs.be/Dillien/O-B.doc
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1921/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-4-in-croydon/]
4. http://www.orpheusweb.co.uk/vicsmith/OldAccs/Feb21.html
5. http://www.belgian-wings.be/Webpages/Navigator/Photos/CivilPics/first_register/AIRCO%20DH.4%20O-BABI/Airco%20DH4%20O-BABI.html
6. http://www.europeanairlines.no/societe-anonyme-belge-dexploitation-de-la-navigation-aeriennes-sabena/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Oct-2011 12:03 ThW Added
18-Dec-2013 21:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
05-Sep-2017 19:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative]

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