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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18726
Last updated: 7 August 2019
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Date:03-JUL-1938
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:Railway Air Services Ltd
Registration: G-AEBX
C/n / msn: 6328
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Belfast Harbour Airport, Sydenham, Belfast, Northern Ireland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Ringway, Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC)
Destination airport:Belfast Harbour Airport (BHD/EGAC)
Narrative:
c/no 6328: Registered G-AEBX [C of R 6710] 22.2.36 to Railway Air Services Ltd, Barton; named "Star of Scotia". C of A 5354 issued 20.5.36.

Written off 3.7.38: On final approach to Belfast Harbour Airport, Sydenham, Belfast, Northern Ireland, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in an open field short of runway. Both crew - Captain Alfred C. Larmuth and engineer Reginald H.Vaughan - were killed. Registration cancelled 9.7.38 as "PWFU"("Permanently Withdrawn From Use").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-AEBX.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A8.html
4. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh89-dragon-rapide-belfast-2-killed
5. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/79-register-gb-g-ae
6. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1939.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
12-Dec-2011 09:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
26-Oct-2017 00:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Feb-2019 18:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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