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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 222185
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Type:de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:3 DF Royal Air Force (3 DF RAF)
Registration: X7354
MSN: 6527
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hordley, Shropshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Hawarden, Cheshire
Destination airport:RAF Lichfield, Staffordshire
C/no. 6527: Taken on charge as X7354 under Contract No B.104592/40 at 9 MU RAF Cosford 28.5.41. (2 x Gipsy Queen III engines #70026/70050) To 3 Delivery Flight, RAF Hawarden, Cheshire 28.6.41.

Written off (destroyed) when abandoned by pilot after being struck by lightning in a snowstorm on ferry flight from RAF Hawarden to RAF Lichfield and crashed at Hordley, Shropshire 7.12.41. Aircraft burst into flames on impact, and was burnt out by the resulting fire.



Revision history:

24-Feb-2019 00:32 Dr. John Smith Added
10-Mar-2019 18:38 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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