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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204963
Last updated: 15 April 2020
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Date:10-SEP-1941
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.90 Dragonfly
Owner/operator:8 FPP ATA
Registration: X9390
C/n / msn: 7507
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Cosford, Shropshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Cosford, Shropshire
Destination airport:RAF Sydenham, Belfast
Narrative:
First registered [C of R 6873] on 28.4.36 as G-AEFN to William Guy Robson, London NW.8 (aircraft based at Heston Aerodrome, Heston, Middlesex). C of A 5460 issued May 1936. Sold on and re-registered [C of R6876/2] on 18.2.39 to Air Commerce Ltd., Heston (aircraft remained based at Heston).

Civil registration G-AEFN cancelled 28.3.40 when impressed into military service as X9390. Issued to 8 FPP ATA (8 Ferry Pilots Pool, Air Transport Auxiliary), RAF Sydenham, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 10.9.41 when crashed into a tree on take off at RAF Cosford, Shropshire.

Sources:

1. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/79-register-gb-g-ae
2. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AEFN.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A8.html
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p075.html
5. http://www.orpheusweb.co.uk/vicsmith/Accidents/Sep41.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jan-2018 22:14 Dr. John Smith Added
19-Nov-2018 19:58 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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