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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 222795
Last updated: 9 April 2019
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Date:13-SEP-1944
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:782 Sqn FAA, RN
Registration: X7496
C/n / msn: 6613
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RNAS Donibristle, Fife -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Donibristle, Fife
Destination airport:
Narrative:
C/no. 6613: Taken on charge as X7496 against Contract No B.104592/40 at Royal Navy at RNAS Lee-on-Solent 19.2.42. To 782 Squadron, RNAS Donibristle, Fife, 26.5.42. Damaged when Stalled on landing 11.1.43; to De Havilland Witney for repairs 8.3.43; returned to 782 Squadron, Donibristle 16.6.43 after repairs completed; again to De Havilland Witney [for maintenance] 7.5.44-16.8.44. Returned to 782 Squadron, Donibristle 17.8.44.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when flew into hill in bad visibility near RNAS Donibristle, Fife 13.9.44. no casualties or fatalities reported

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/database/serials/details.php?uniq=X7496


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Mar-2019 21:40 Dr. John Smith Added

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