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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 63714
Last updated: 24 April 2019
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Date:16-MAY-1940
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:24 Squadron Royal Air Force (24 Sqn RAF)
Registration: P1764
C/n / msn: 6421
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Coulommiers, Seine-et-Marne, Īle-de-France -   France
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Coulommiers, Seine-et-Marne, Īle-de-France
Destination airport:
Narrative:
c/no.6421: Tested by DeHavilland Aircraft in September 1938 with experimental Dowty levered suspension undercarriage. As such flown with "Class B" registration as "E.9". Converted to Military DH.89 Dominie for RAF and Taken on charge as P1764 on 29.11.38 by 24 Squadron, RAF Hendon under Contract No 808642/38.

Damaged by enemy aircraft during an air raid at Coulommiers, Seine-et-Marne, Īle-de-France in north-central France, 16.5.40 and abandoned. Struck off charge 3.6.40

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/dh89.pdf
2. http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=22844
3. http://wiki.scramble.nl/index.php/De_Havilland_DH-89_Dragon_Rapide
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p064.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
20-Jul-2009 22:07 angels one five Updated
23-Jan-2010 09:23 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Narrative]
03-Jan-2012 08:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
26-Jun-2012 12:04 Nepa Updated [Operator]
26-Oct-2017 21:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Oct-2017 21:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Feb-2019 20:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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