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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140390
Last updated: 8 April 2019
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Date:17-MAY-1939
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:Quebec Airways Ltd
Registration: CF-AVJ
C/n / msn: 6295
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:St. John, New Brunswick -   Canada
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:St. John, New Brunswick, Canada (YSJ/CYSJ)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
c/no.6295: Floatplane shipped unassembled to DH Canada, without UK C of A. (2 x Gipsy Six engines#6322/6323) Registered CF-AVJ [CofR 1677] 24.9.35 to Canadian Airways Ltd, Winnipeg. Registered [C of R 2201/A168] 30.3.38 to (subsidiary) Quebec Airways Ltd, Montreal.

Written off when port engine caught fire on start-up at St John, New Brunswick 17.5.39: aircraft destroyed by fire

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/dh89.pdf
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_John_Airport
3. http://www.airlinercafe.com/photo_852.details
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_CF-1.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Dec-2011 03:39 Dr. John Smith Added
26-Oct-2017 19:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
18-Feb-2019 19:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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