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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 16
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:02-MAY-1949
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DOVE model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.104 Dove 1
Owner/operator:West African Airways Corp
Registration: VR-NAG
MSN: 04049
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Benin City, Edo State -   Nigeria
Phase: Take off
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Benin City Airport
Destination airport:
Narrative:
"Sir Hubert Sturnsen" crashed on take off, killing six passengers and two crew.

Sources:

http://rzjets.net/aircraft/?page=1&typeid=339
http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac5/ROW%20Africa/VR-NIL.html
http://airliner.narod.ru/airliners1942-48/dh104euro.htm#nigeria


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jan-2008 19:59 W.Fischdick Added
31-Jan-2008 01:51 JINX Updated
17-Mar-2010 01:53 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
12-Oct-2011 12:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Nature, Source, Narrative]
16-Mar-2012 12:04 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Apr-2012 04:22 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]

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