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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18722
Last updated: 9 April 2019
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Date:10-MAR-1936
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:Iraq Petroleum Transport Co
Registration: G-ADNG
C/n / msn: 6297
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:30 miles East of Rutba Wells, Ar-Rutba, Al-Anbar Province -   Iraq
Phase: Landing
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:Haifa, Palestine
Destination airport:Rutba Wells, 30 miles East of Ar-Rutba, Al-Anbar Province, Iraq
Narrative:
C/no. 6297: Registered G-ADNG [C of R 6157] 15.8.35 to Iraq Petroleum Transport Co Ltd, Haifa. C of A 5156 issued 5.10.35. Delivered to Haifa, Palestine, via Malta 14.10.35.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 10.3.36 when crashed into a building on landing, at an airstrip at Rutba Wells, 30 miles East of Ar-Rutba, Al-Anbar Province, Iraq. While all six occupants (pilot and five passengers) were unhurt, the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. Registration G-ADNG cancelled by the Air Ministry on 2.8.36 as "PWFU" ("Permanently Withdrawn From Use")

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/dh89.pdf
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-ADNG.pdf
3. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh89a-dragon-rapide-near-rutbah-wells
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A7.html
5. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/78-register-gb-g-ad


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
11-Dec-2011 21:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
24-Feb-2014 23:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
04-Dec-2016 21:06 TB Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Jan-2017 17:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Oct-2017 23:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total occupants, Destination airport, Narrative]
24-Oct-2017 23:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
18-Feb-2019 15:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Mar-2019 21:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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