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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71842
Last updated: 23 May 2019
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Date:29-APR-1937
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:Linile Aerienne Romane Explate cu Statul (LARES)
Registration: YR-DRA
C/n / msn: 6329
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bucharest-Baneasa Airport, Băneasa district, Bucharest -   Romania
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Bucharest-Baneasa Airport (BBU/LRBS)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
C/no. 6329: C of A 5539 issued 12.6.36 to Direction de l'Aviation Civile. Registered YR-DRA (C of R 117) and operated by Linile Aerienne Romane Explate cu Statul (LARES) for training and occasional charter purposes.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 29.4.37: Crew was engaged in a training mission when the twin engine aircraft stalled and crashed shortly after takeoff from Bucharest-Baneasa Airport. The aircraft was destroyed and both crew were injured.

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/dh89.pdf
2. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh89a-dragon-rapide-bucharest
3. https://forum.flightgear.org/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=10928
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_YR-.html
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p063.html
6. https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/3b4903_b6898322ee3a478ebe8747ef41b52cd7.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jan-2010 10:52 TB Added
12-Dec-2011 08:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Oct-2013 22:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
13-Oct-2016 19:23 TB Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Oct-2017 22:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Feb-2019 17:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Mar-2019 21:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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