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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 222217
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:08-JUN-1941
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:4 DF Royal Air Force (4 DF RAF)
Registration: X7333
C/n / msn: 6506
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Acklington, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Acklington, Northumberland
Destination airport:
Narrative:
C/no. 6506: Taken on charge as X7333 (recorded by DH as being uniquely under Contract No 55346/39) at 4 Delivery Flight, RAF Grangemouth 10.3.41. (2 x Gipsy Queen III engines #70002/70011)

Written off (damaged beyond repair ) when hit hedge on take-off after engine failure at RAF Acklington, Northumberland 8.6.41 and destroyed by fire. Struck off charge 14.6.41 as Cat.E(FA) to scrap and salvage at 1 MPRD (Metal Produce Recovery Department) Cowley, Oxfordshire. No fatalities or casualties reported.

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/dh89.pdf
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p065.html
3. https://www.nelsam.org.uk/NEAR/Losses/Losses-WWII1941.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Feb-2019 22:48 Dr. John Smith Added
10-Mar-2019 18:39 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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