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Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Fecha:viernes 6 septiembre 1929
Tipo:de Havilland DH.66 Hercules
Operador:Imperial Airways
Registración: G-EBMZ
Numéro de série: 239
Año de Construcción: 1927
Motores: 3 Bristol Jupiter VI
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 3
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Jask Airport (   Irán)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Jask Airport (OIZJ), Irán
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» Flight Magazine dated 31st January 1930


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