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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 222484
Last updated: 18 September 2021
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Date:17-MAR-1953
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:Crescent Air Transport Ltd, Karachi
Registration: AP-ADM
MSN: 6916
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nawabshah Aerodrome, Nawabshah, Sindh Province -   Pakistan
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Karachi Airport, Karachi, Sindh Province, Pakistan
Destination airport:Nawabshah Aerodrome, Sindh Province, Pakistan (WNS/OPNH)
Narrative:
C/no. 6916: Taken on charge as NR852 at De Havilland Witney 23.8.45. Sold 21.1.46 to British-American Air Services Ltd. Already registered as G-AGWC (C of R 9780) 13.12.45 to British American Air Services Ltd, London SW1 (based White Waltham and/or Croydon). C of A 7316 issued 21.1.46; delivered 28.1.46.

Damaged when collided with Anson G-AHXK at Croydon Airport 20.9.46; repaired and returned to service. Cancelled 1.4.47 & re-registered 9.4.47 to Air Transport (Charter) (Channel Islands) Ltd, Jersey (later Blackbushe); named "St Lawrence". C of R No. changed to R945 in 1950.

Cancelled 16.10.50 and registered 27.10.50 to Lambert's Trust Ltd, London EC3 (following take-over); remained operated by Air Transport (Charter). Cancelled 7.1.52 & re-registered 21.1.52 to Aerocontacts Ltd, Gatwick.

Registration cancelled 9.7.52 as sold to Pakistan. Registered AP-ADM (C of R 91) by 30.8.52 to Crescent Air Transport Ltd, Karachi. Damaged beyond repair when tyre burst on landing Nawabshah Aerodrome, Nawabshah, Sindh Province, Pakistan, 17.3.53. Registration AP-ADM cancelled 17.9.53.

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/dh89.pdf
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AGWC.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p069.html
4. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1qa_XnAXu7YGiibIcbQddotz-8efDCgum/view
5. http://saadonline.uk/archives/911
6. http://www.aparm.net/ap-aaa_ap-azz/ap-ada_ap-adz/ap-adm.htm
7. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nawabshah_Airport


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Mar-2019 02:07 Dr. John Smith Added
03-Mar-2019 02:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport]

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