09/30/2008. Arthur E. Hagg designed the D.H.91 to the Air Ministry Specification 36/35 of January 1936 for a transatlantic mail plane. The first prototype was flown on May 20, 1937, carrying the 'Class B' marking E-2, subsequently it received temporarily the military serial K8618 for evaluation purposes and training.
On September 29, 1938, it joined Imperial Airways, registered as G-AEVV and being named 'Faraday'. On September 1, 1940, it was impressed into the RAF, serialed AX903, and assigned to No.270 Squadron it flew courier services between the UK and Iceland. It crashed at Reykjavik on August 11, 1941.