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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 222005
Last updated: 30 May 2019
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Date:22-FEB-1941
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:HQ Flt Scottish FP Royal Air Force (HQ Flt Scottish FP RAF)
Registration: R9561
C/n / msn: 6489
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Prestwick, Ayrshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Prestwick, Ayrshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
C/no. 6489: Taken on charge by RAF as R9561 under Contract 26448/39 at 12 MU 12.5.40. (2 x Gipsy Six engines #60088/60089). To 18 MU 16.7.40. To 7 Ferry Pilots Pool Sherburn 28.11.40. To HQ Flight Scottish Ferry Pool [by 2.41].

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when swung into fence on take-off RAF Prestwick, Ayrshire 22.2.41. Struck off charge as Cat.E(FA) 3.3.41

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft R1000-R9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1980, page 58)
2. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/dh89.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Feb-2019 22:21 Dr. John Smith Added
30-May-2019 16:31 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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