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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206694
Last updated: 8 June 2020
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Date:24-JUN-1941
Time:
Type:de Havilland DH.90 Dragonfly
Owner/operator:110 AAC Wg Royal Air Force (110 AAC Wg RAF)
Registration: X9337
C/n / msn: 7521
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Old Sarum, near Salisbury, Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Old Sarum, Salisbury, Wiltshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
First civil registered in the UK [C of R 9143] on 12.6.39 as G-AFVJ to Airwork Ltd., Heston Aerodrome, Heston, Middlesex: C of A 5655 issued June 1939. Registration G-AFVJ cancelled 13.7.39 as sold abroad ("Change of Ownership of aircraft").

Re-registered in France [C of R 4869] 23.9.36 as F-AOYK to Baron Jules de Koenigswarter, Paris. Later to Roger Seligman, Neuilly-sur-Seine. Flown to the UK and impressed into military service as X9337 on 6.3.40. Delivered from RAF Abingdon to 110 AAC Wing, RAF at Ringway, Cheshire 14.3.40.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when undercarriage collapsed on takeoff at RAF Old Sarum, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, 24.6.41

Sources:

1. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/80-register-gb-g-af
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AFVJ.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A11.html
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p075.html
5. http://www.orpheusweb.co.uk/vicsmith/Accidents/Jun41.html
6. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_F-16.html
7. http://www.edendale.co.uk/download/Early-Ringway-Part.6.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2018 17:04 Dr. John Smith Added
14-Oct-2018 16:56 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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