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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 31
Last updated: 16 September 2021
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Date:15-JAN-1958
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DOVE model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.104 Dove 1
Owner/operator:Channel Airways
Registration: G-AOCE
MSN: 04044
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dungeness Beach, Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Rotterdam/Zestienhoven Airport (RTN/EHRD)
Destination airport:Southend Airport, Southend, Essex (SEN/EGMC)
Narrative:
Crashed on approach due to mismanagement of the aircraft's fuel system by the pilot. All seven people on board survived, but the aircraft was written off.

Sources:

1. Diário de Lisboa 17 January 1958, p3
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1958_Channel_Airways_de_Havilland_DH.104_Dove_crash


Images:

Photo of G-AOCE courtesy AirHistory.net


Southend (EGMC / SEN)
; (c) Terry Dann Collection

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jan-2008 19:59 W.Fischdick Added
18-Mar-2010 06:24 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Narrative]
18-Apr-2012 07:39 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Apr-2012 07:51 TB Updated [Narrative]
22-Sep-2012 16:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Dec-2012 13:16 TB Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Jul-2017 12:26 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
02-Mar-2020 00:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Feb-2021 09:36 TB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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