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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 222942
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:08-JUN-1941
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:11 FP Royal Air Force (11 FP RAF)
Registration: X7328
C/n / msn: 6501
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Abbotsinch, Glasgow, Refrewshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Dumfries, Dumfriesshire
Destination airport:RAF Abbotsinch, Glasgow (GLA/EGPF)
Narrative:
C/no. 6501: Taken on charge as X7328 under Contract No B.104592/40 at 18 MU RAF Dumfries 23.9.40. (2 x Gipsy Six engines #60122/60131) To Scottish Ferry Pilots Pool 13.1.41. To 11 Ferry Pool, RAF Dumfries [at an unknown date, but presumably later in 1941].

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when struck a ridge and overturned on landing at RAF Abbotsinch, Glasgow, Renfrewshire 8.6.41. No fatalities, but, of the four persons on board, two - Sergeant A.L.Raw and Sergeant J.E.Mason - were injured; the other two - Corporal E. Ponnor and Leading Aircraftman J.E. Mason - were uninjured. (Note that the two persons on board named "J.E.Mason" are two different people!). Struck off charge 15.6.41 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://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C16756082
4. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?2992&p=16063#16063


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Mar-2019 19:09 Dr. John Smith Added
14-Mar-2019 16:32 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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