Incident de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide CF-AVJ, Wednesday 17 May 1939
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Date:Wednesday 17 May 1939
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH89 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:Quebec Airways Ltd
Registration: CF-AVJ
MSN: 6295
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:St. John, New Brunswick -   Canada
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:St. John, New Brunswick, Canada (YSJ/CYSJ)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
c/no.6295: Floatplane shipped unassembled to DH Canada, without UK C of A. (2 x Gipsy Six engines#6322/6323) Registered CF-AVJ [CofR 1677] 24.9.35 to Canadian Airways Ltd, Winnipeg. Registered [C of R 2201/A168] 30.3.38 to (subsidiary) Quebec Airways Ltd, Montreal.

Written off when port engine caught fire on start-up at St John, New Brunswick 17.5.39: aircraft destroyed by fire



Revision history:

13-Dec-2011 03:39 Dr. John Smith Added
26-Oct-2017 19:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
18-Feb-2019 19:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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