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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 28825
Last updated: 9 June 2020
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Date:20-DEC-1938
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.90 Dragonfly
Owner/operator:Rhodesia & Nyasaland Airways
Registration: VP-YAX
C/n / msn: 7512
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Gwelo, Southern Rhodesia -   Zimbabwe
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Fort Jameson, Northern Rhodesia
Destination airport:Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed 20.12.38 near Gwelo, Southern Rhodesia. Aircraft was operating a scheduled international flight Blantyre (Malawi) Lilongwe (Malawi) Fort Jameson (Northern Rhodesia) - Salisbury (Southern Rhodesia).

Sources:

1. Encyclopedia of African Airlines By Ben R. Guttery
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_VP-Y.htmll
3. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh90-dragonfly-gwelo


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
21-Mar-2010 13:36 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Narrative]
08-Sep-2014 01:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
23-Sep-2016 16:33 TB Updated [Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Jan-2018 21:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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