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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18723
Last updated: 9 April 2019
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Date:16-MAY-1936
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:British Airways
Registration: G-ADBX
C/n / msn: 6289
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ronaldsway, Isle of Man -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Squires Gate, Blackpool (BLK/EGNH)
Destination airport:Ronaldsway, Isle of Man [IOM/EGNS]
Narrative:
c/no.6289: Registered G-ADBX [C of R 5573] 30.4.35 to United Airways Ltd, Stanley Park. C of A 4797 issued 4.7.35. Merged into British Airways Ltd 1.10.35 and re-registered to them [C of R 6789] 2.3.36.

Crashed on landing at Newtownards 3.3.36; repaired and returned to service. Crashed on landing at Ronaldsway, Isle of Man 16.5.36. On landing, the twin engine aircraft went out of control, veered off runway and collided with a hangar. All eight occupants (pilot and even passengers) were slightly injured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. The exact cause of the loss of control on touch down is unknown.

Registration G-ADBX cancelled 2.5.36 as PWFU ("Permanently Withdrawn From Use")

Sources:

1. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-ADBX.pdf
2. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh89.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A6.html
4. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/78-register-gb-g-ad
5. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh89a-dragon-rapide-douglas
6. http://aerobernie.bplaced.net/British%20Airways-1935.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
19-Oct-2009 01:35 JINX Updated
13-Dec-2011 02:03 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Jan-2017 17:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Nature, Source, Narrative]
24-Oct-2017 23:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
18-Feb-2019 15:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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