Date & Time: Apr 20, 1942
Type of aircraft:
De Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
En route, an engine failed, forcing the pilot to attempt an emergency landing. While approaching a field located in Breston Farm, near Dalmellington, the aircraft hit the ground so violently that the tail was sheared off. The aircraft came to rest and was damaged beyond repair while all eight occupants escaped slightly injured.