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Date:29-FEB-1960
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:Domingo Errecaborde, t/a Aero Servicios Errecaborde
Registration: LV-FET
C/n / msn: 6942
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires -   Argentina
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires
Destination airport:
Narrative:
C/no. 6942: Taken on charge as RL960 against Contract No.6/Acft/2580/C2a at 18 MU RAF Dumfries 4.2.46. To Staff College Communications Flight, White Waltham 6.8.46. Returned to 18 MU Dumfries 13.2.48 for storage pending disposal

Sold 21.5.48 to Aeroways, Croydon. Registered as G-ALAY (C of R 12384) 27.5.48 to Arthur Wesley Coombs t/a Aeroways, Croydon. C of A 10270 issued 29.9.48 (to Autowork (Winchester) Ltd). Cancelled 15.10.48 & registered 23.11.48 to W.A. Rollason Ltd, Croydon. Registration G-ALAY cancelled 301248 as "sold abroad (South America)".

Registered in Argentina as LV-AGX 23.3.49 to ZONDA [Zonas Oueste y Norte de Aerolineas Argentinas] and operated by COTAMA [Compania Transportes Aereos Mediterranea Argentina Centro], Cordoba, Argentina. ZONDA was taken over by Aerolineas Argentinas in May 1949 but aircraft remained operated by COTAMA. Re-registered as LV-FET 5.10.51 to Domingo Errecaborde, t/a Aero Servicios Errecaborde, Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires. Damaged in an incident 6.3.52' rep[aired and returned to service. To Virgilio Velazquez 20.4.56. To Domingo Errecaborde, Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires.16.1.59 (Transportes Aéreos Errecaborde - Aero Servicios Errecaborde)

Written off (destroyed) when crashed at Mar de Plata, Buenos Aires 29.2.60 (although still shown on May 1967 register).

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/dh89.pdf
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-ALAY.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p069.html
4. http://loudandclearisnotenought.blogspot.com/2010/06/lv-agx-de-havilland-dh89a-dominie-ii-cn.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Feb-2019 23:01 Dr. John Smith Added

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