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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140422
Last updated: 19 June 2019
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Date:16-MAY-1940
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:24 Squadron Royal Air Force (24 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W9365
C/n / msn: 6301
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Coulommiers, Seine-et-Marne, Īle-de-France -   France
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Coulommiers, Seine-et-Marne, Īle-de-France
Destination airport:
Narrative:
c/no. 6301: Registered G-ADNI [C of R 6159] 15.8.35 to Iraq Petroleum Transport Co Ltd, Haifa, Palestine. C of A 5166 issued 17.10.35; delivered 21.10.35. Re-registered [C of R 8572] 22.6.38 to Mutual Finance Ltd, and operated by Air Dispatch Ltd, Croydon. Re-registered 27.2.40 to Anglo-European Airways Ltd, Cardiff. Registration cancelled 11.2.40 as sold [sic].

To 24 Squadron, RAF Hendon and impressed into military service as W9365 12.4.40. Damaged in France 16.5.40, possibly in an air raid at Coulommiers, Seine-et-Marne, Īle-de-France; to 21 Air Depot Bouguenais, near Nantes 7.6.40, but abandoned. Struck off charge 22.6.40.

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/dh89.pdf
2. http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=22844
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A7.html
4. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-ADNI.pdf
5. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/78-register-gb-g-ad


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Dec-2011 17:56 Dr. John Smith Added
26-Jun-2012 12:06 Nepa Updated [Operator]
26-Jun-2012 12:06 Nepa Updated [[Operator]]
26-Oct-2017 21:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Feb-2019 20:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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