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V4724

Dominie

De Havilland DH89 Dominie V4724, impressed into RAF service, one of 6 Dominies transferred to the 8th AF USAAF.

Regd G-AFNC 1-Feb-39 to Aircraft Operating Co Ltd, Hatfield. CofA 6654 issued 21-Jun-39. To 24 Squadron, Hendon 8-Sep-39. Regn cld 16-Oct-39 as sold. To 1 Camouflage Unit, Baginton 21.11.39. Impressed as V4724 6-Feb-40. Returned to 24 Squadron, Hendon 23-Feb-40. To 22 MU Silloth 7-Oct-40. To 1 AONS Prestwick 10-Oct-40. To 1 CU Hendon 4-Jan-41. To USAAC 8th AF and to Comm Flt Skeabrae 28-Dec-42. To DH Witney 26-Jul-43. To RAF Halton 20-Oct-43. To DH Witney 17-Mar-45. To 18 MU Dumfries 15-Jul-45. To 5 MU Kemble 2-Apr-46. Sold 27-May-46 to Field Consolidated Aircraft Services Ltd. Regd G-AFNC 24-Jun-46 to Field Consolidated Aircraft Services Ltd, Croydon. Regn cld 14-Aug-46 as sold abroad. CofA renewed 23-Oct-46. Regd in Belgian Congo as OO-CCD (CofR C61) 10-Feb-47 to A Camelbeek, Elisabethville; [date also reported as 13-Jun-46, which may be reservation date]. Wfu 5-Jul-47 and regn cld 8-Jul-47.

Service

Units

Places

  • Prestwick

    Military site : airfield
    Opened as civil Prestwick Airport with a grass airfield in 1936, it was also an RAF training, fighter and Coastal Command base during 1936 to 1941. Scottish Aviation established an assembly and maintenance facility there in 1938, developed during the...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK January 1939

Built at de Havilland.

Delivered Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK 1 February 1939

Regd G-AFNC 1-Feb-39 to Aircraft Operating Co Ltd, Hatfield.

Assigned Skeabrae, Orkney, Orkney KW17, UK 28 December 1942 – 25 July 1943

Assigned to USAAC 8th AF and to Comm Flt Skeabrae 28-Dec-42.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 January 2016 16:02:54 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh89.pdf

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