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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 222112
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:11-DEC-1946
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:Aircraft Operating Co of South Africa Pty Ltd.
Registration: ZS-ATW
MSN: 6915
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Beit Bridge, Matabeleland, Southern Rhodesia -   Zimbabwe
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Beit Bridge, Matabeleland, Southern Rhodesia (FVBB)
Destination airport:South Africa
Narrative:
C/no. 6915: Taken on charge as NR851 at De Havilland Witney 22.8.45. C of A 7539 issued 22.3.46. Sold 23.3.46 to Aircraft Operating Co Ltd. Registered as ZS-ATW 12.4.46 to Aircraft Operating Co of South Africa Pty Ltd.

Written off (Destroyed by fire) on engine start-up Beit Bridge, Matabeleland, Southern Rhodesia, 11.12.46.

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/dh89.pdf
2. http://www.dehavilland.co.za/DH89_Dragon_Rapide.html
3. http://www.dehavilland.co.za/DH89_Dragon_Rapide-Dominie_cn_6915.htm
4. https://rzjets.net/aircraft/?page=5&typeid=352
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beitbridge
6. https://www.greatcirclemapper.net/en/airport/FVBB-beit-bridge-airport.html


Revision history:

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22-Feb-2019 21:09 Dr. John Smith Added

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