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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140396
Last updated: 9 April 2019
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Date:06-FEB-1945
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:Misr Airlines
Registration: SU-ABP
C/n / msn: 6298
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Mariout, 40 miles South of Alexandria -   Egypt
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Alexandria
Destination airport:Cairo
Narrative:
C/no. 6298: C of A 5029 issued 27.8.35 to Misr-Airwork; handed over 28.8.35 to Airwork Ltd. (2 x Gipsy Six engines #6312/6313). First civil registered as SU-ABP 8.35 to Misr Airwork Ltd; named "Al Kahira".

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed near Lake Marout, 40 miles South of Alexandria, Egypt 6.2.45; pilot and 6 passengers killed.

Sources:

1. El Tiempo 8 February 1945, p9
2. World Directory of Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham
3. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/dh89.pdf
4. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh89-dragon-rapide-near-alexandria-7-killed
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p062.html
6. http://aerobernie.bplaced.net/Misrair.html
7. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_SU-.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Dec-2011 04:24 Dr. John Smith Added
11-Nov-2016 11:11 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Nov-2016 16:38 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
11-Nov-2016 19:52 TB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
11-Nov-2016 19:56 TB Updated [Location, Nature, Source]
20-Feb-2019 19:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Mar-2019 13:53 TB Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Mar-2019 21:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]

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