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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 222897
Last updated: 3 October 2019
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Date:20-OCT-1941
Time:dusk
Type:de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:2 DF Royal Air Force (2 DF RAF)
Registration: X7371
C/n / msn: 6531
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Old Sodbury, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:RAF Colerne, Wiltshire
Destination airport:Old Sodbury, Gloucestershire
Narrative:
C/no. 6531: Taken on charge as X7371 under Contract No B.104592/40 at 2 Delivery Flight, RAF Colerne 16.6.41. (2 x Gipsy Queen III engines #70057/70061).

Written off 20.10.41 when overshot in a forced landing when lost at dusk on ferry flight, and damaged beyond repair, at Old Sodbury, Gloucestershire. Struck off charge 13.11.41 as Cat.E(FA).

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/dh89.pdf
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p065.html
3. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?3889&p=21374#21374


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Mar-2019 21:21 Dr. John Smith Added
13-Mar-2019 08:44 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
13-Mar-2019 13:25 stehlík49 Updated [Operator]

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