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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18771
Last updated: 6 May 2019
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Date:21-AUG-1937
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:Toronto Globe & Mail Ltd
Registration: CF-BBG
C/n / msn: 6354
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Toronto Air Harbour, Ontario -   Canada
Phase: Standing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Toronto Air Harbour, Toronto, Ontario
Destination airport:
Narrative:
c/no.6354: Floatplane shipped unassembled without engines to Canada with no UK C of A issued. Registered as CF-BBG [C of R 1985] 10.6.37 to The Globe and Mail Ltd, Toronto. Named “The Flying Newsroom” and equipped with floats.

Destroyed by fire whilst refuelling Toronto Air Harbour, Toronto, Ontario 21.8.37. Registration cancelled 21.8.37 (same day)

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/dh89.pdf
2. https://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?84126-Dragon-Rapide-on-floats
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_CF-2.html
4. https://canavbooks.files.wordpress.com/2014/03/dhc-4-freds-2-2014593.jpg
5. http://www.afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/83-register-canada


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
01-Jan-2012 14:07 Dr. John Smith Updated
26-Oct-2017 00:59 Dr. John Smith Updated
18-Feb-2019 18:18 Dr. John Smith Updated
19-Mar-2019 20:38 Dr. John Smith Updated

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