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Datum:Freitag 6 September 1929
Flugzeugtyp:de Havilland DH.66 Hercules
Fluggesellschaft:Imperial Airways
Kennzeichen: G-EBMZ
Werknummer: 239
Baujahr: 1927
Triebwerk: 3 Bristol Jupiter VI
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 3
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Jask Airport (   Iran)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Jask Airport (OIZJ), Iran
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft arrived late at Jask and attempted a night landing. The pilot misjudged the height of the aircraft and flared too early and stalled the aircraft. The aircraft's wing fuel tanks ruptured and the fuel was ignited by the emergency landing flares on the tips of the wings.
The pilot was captain A.E. Woodbridge who shot down and wounded German ace Baron Von Richthofen in WW1.

Informationsquelle:
» Flight Magazine dated 31st January 1930


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