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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140380
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Type:de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:7 AACU Royal Air Force (7 AACU RAF)
Registration: G-ADAI
MSN: 6287
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Shawbury, Shropshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Castle Bromwich, Staffordshire
Destination airport:RAF Shawbury, Shropshire
c/no. 6287: Registered G-ADAI [C of R 5484] 30.4.35 to Hillmans Airways Ltd (but not delivered). Re-registered [C of R 5868] 10.5.35 to British Continental Airways Ltd, Croydon; named "St Andrew". C of A 4828 issued 20.6.35; delivered 23.6.35. Taken over by British Airways Ltd 1.8.36; registered [C of R 7684] 17.2.37 to them. Registered [C of R 8091] 28.8.37 to Airwork Ltd, Heston and operated by Martin Navigation Ltd/6 CANS Shoreham (later Staverton); renamed 6 AONS 30.11.39. Registration cancelled 15.7.40 by Secretary of State, Air Ministry.

Impressed into RAF service as Z7262 (but serial not used); retained on charge by 6 AONS. To RAF Ringway Station Flight 1.7.40. Transferred to 7 AACU, RAF Castle Bromwich 26.7.40.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) crashed on landing at RAF Shawbury, Shropshire, 31.7.40. Struck off charge 2.12.40.



Revision history:

12-Dec-2011 18:34 Dr. John Smith Added
26-Oct-2017 21:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Oct-2017 21:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
18-Feb-2019 21:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
10-Mar-2019 18:34 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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