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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 223205
Last updated: 23 April 2019
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Date:22-OCT-1942
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:2 (C) Defence Flt Royal Air Force (2 (C) Defence Flt RAF)
Registration: AX806
C/n / msn: 6378
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Juhu Aerodrome, Maharashtra, Bombay (Mumbai) -   India
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Juhu Aerodrome, Maharashtra, Bombay (Mumbai) (VAJJ)
Destination airport:Juhu Aerodrome, Maharashtra, Bombay (Mumbai) (VAJJ)
Narrative:
C/no. 6378: First registered as VT-AIZ [C of R 319] 15.7.37 to Tata Sons Ltd, Juhu, Bombay. (2 x Gipsy Six engines #6733/6734). UK C of A 6039 issued 8.9.37.

Registration VT-AIZ cancelled 15.12.41 when impressed into military service as AX806. To No.2 Coastal Defence Flt, RAF Juhu by 31.1.42.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when stalled and crashed on landing at Juhu Aerodrome, Maharashtra, Bombay (Mumbai) 22.10.42. Struck off charge 1.7.43 as Cat.E(FA)

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/dh89.pdf
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_VT-.html
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p063.html
4. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/vt-aaa.pdf
5. http://www.afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/86-register-india


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Mar-2019 23:15 Dr. John Smith Added
22-Apr-2019 04:56 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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