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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 223224
Last updated: 20 April 2019
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Date:10-FEB-1942
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:B Flight, Malaysian Volunteer Air Force
Registration: MVAF 19
C/n / msn: 6364
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Airfield P1, near Pladjoe, 10 miles from Palembang, Sumatra -   Indonesia
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Airfield P1, near Pladjoe, 10 miles from Palembang, Sumatra
Destination airport:
Narrative:
C/no. 6364: C of A 5970 issued 7.7.37. (2 x Gipsy Six engines #6707/6708). First civil registered as VR-SAW [C of R 22] 30.8.37 to Wearne Bros Ltd t/a Wearne's Air Service, Kallang, Singapore; named "Governor Fullerton" 4.9.37. Re-registered [C of R 29] 7.1.38 to Wearnes Air Service Ltd, Singapore. Impressed into 'B' Flight, Malaysian Volunteer Air Force (MVAF) as "19", on 1.12.41.

Written off after landing at Airfield P1, near Pladjoe, 10 miles from Palembang, Sumatra, Indonesia 10.2.42 when the starboard wings of MVAF 19 were sheared off by a Hurricane taxiing to take-off in an air raid.

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/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/93-register-other
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_VR-S.html
5. https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plaju


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Mar-2019 20:11 Dr. John Smith Added
19-Mar-2019 20:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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