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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 222792
Last updated: 29 July 2019
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Date:01-MAR-1944
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:1680 Flt Royal Air Force (1680 Flt RAF)
Registration: X7513
C/n / msn: 6630
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Neilston, 2 miles SW of Barrhead, Renfrewshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Abbotsinch, Glasgow (GLA/EGPF)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
C/no. 6630: Taken on charge as X7513 against Contract No B.104592/40 at Abbotsinch Station Flight 31.5.42. To 1680 Flight, Abbotsinch 15.6.43.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when flew into the ground in a snowstorm at Neilston, 2 miles South West of Barrhead, Renfrewshire 1.3.44; all 6 on board (pilot and five passengers) survived, but were injured

[Neilston is a village and parish in East Renfrewshire set in the west central Lowlands of Scotland. It lies in the Levern Valley, 2 miles southwest of Barrhead, 3.8 miles south of Paisley, and 5.7 miles south-southwest of Renfrew, at the southwestern fringe of the Greater Glasgow conurbation at approximate co ordinates 55.784663N 4.423396W]

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/dh89.pdf
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p066.html
3. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?13033-What-was-Flight-1680-Abbotsinch-Scotland
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neilston


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Mar-2019 20:31 Dr. John Smith Added
11-Mar-2019 09:37 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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