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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141493
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:25-MAR-1941
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:1 Camouflage Flt Royal Air Force (1 Camouflage Flt RAF)
Registration: R9551
C/n / msn: 6479
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Yoxall, Staffordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:RAF Hendon, Middlesex
Destination airport:RAF Hendon, Middlesex
Narrative:
c/no.6479: Taken on charge by RAF as R9551 under Contract 20916/39 at 12 MU 5.4.40. To 18 MU RAF Dumfries 12.8.40. To 1 Camouflage Flight, RAF Hendon 24.12.40.

Badly damaged in forced landing in bad weather Yoxall, Staffordshire 25.3.41. The crew was performing a ferry flight from RAF Hendon. En route, they encountered bad weather conditions and attempted to make an emergency landing. Both pilots were unhurt while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. To 51 MU Litchfield for components recovery 29.3.41 and struck off charge 14.4.41

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft R1000-R9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1980, page 58)
2. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh89.pdf
3. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh89a-dragon-rapide-yoxall


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2012 11:38 Dr. John Smith Added
17-Jan-2012 11:34 Nepa Updated [Operator]
18-Feb-2019 22:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Feb-2019 19:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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