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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27165
Last updated: 3 May 2020
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Date:01-DEC-1947
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.90 Dragonfly
Owner/operator:Airlines (WA) Ltd
Registration: VH-ADG
C/n / msn: 7516
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Guildford, Western Australia -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Guildford, Western Australia
Destination airport:Bunbury, Western Australia
Narrative:
Ex-G-AEDG, to Australia 12/10/1937. Written off (damaged beyond economical repair) 1/12/1947 when ran off the runway on takeoff and overturned at Guildford, Western Australia. VH-ADG was operating a regular newspaper delivery service to Bunbury and southwest towns of Western Australia, which involved air-dropping bundles of papers. Pilot, Captain Colin Cook, and a passenger were not injured but the newspaper-dropping boy on board was hurt when buried under the bundles of newspapers

Sources:

1. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p075.html
2. photo of wreck post crash: http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austa/VH-ADG.html
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_VH-A.html
4. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/79-register-gb-g-ae
5. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AEDG.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
21-Mar-2010 14:00 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
23-Mar-2014 01:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Jan-2018 21:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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