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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 28038
Last updated: 9 April 2019
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Date:02-FEB-1943
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:Scottish Airways
Registration: G-AGED
C/n / msn: 6621
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Renfrew Airport, Glasgow -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Renfrew Airport, Glasgow
Destination airport:
Narrative:
c/no.6621: Taken on charge by RAF as X7504, but delivered direct to AAJC, Speke. Liverpool 29.3.42. Registered as G-AGED (C of R 9362) 21.4.42 to Scottish Airways Ltd, Renfrew; [as a replacement for G-ACYR]. C of A 6923 issued 25.4.42; delivered same day.

Crashed into fence on take-off Renfrew Airport, Glasgow 2.2.43. During the take off run, the aircraft swerved and went out of control. It veered off runway and collided with a fence before coming to rest. All six occupants (two crew and four passengers) were slightly injured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. Registration cancelled with effect from the same day due to "accident"

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/dh89.pdf
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AGED.pdf
3. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh89a-dragon-rapide-glasgow
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p066.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
30-Dec-2011 07:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
30-Dec-2011 07:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Feb-2019 17:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
09-Mar-2019 21:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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