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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 223207
Last updated: 21 April 2019
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Date:23-FEB-1938
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:Quebec Airways Ltd
Registration: CF-BFL
C/n / msn: 6373
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Matane, Bas-Saint-Lawrence, Quebec -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Matane, Bas-Saint-Lawrence, Quebec
Destination airport:
Narrative:
C/no. 6373: Floatplane shipped unassembled to Canada with no UK C of A issued. (2 x Gipsy Six engines #6725/6726). Registered as CF-BFL [C of R 2110/A106] 22.10.37 to Canadian Airways Ltd, Winnipeg. Sold 17.2.38 to (subsidiary) Quebec Airways Ltd, Montreal.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when Stalled on take-off and crashed Matane, Bas-Saint-Lawrence, Quebec, Cnaada 23.2.38. To De Havilland for repairs but repairs abandoned early in 4.38. Registration CF-BFL cancelled 23.4.38

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/dh89.pdf
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p063.html
3. http://www.afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/83-register-canada
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_CF-2.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Mar-2019 23:39 Dr. John Smith Added

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