Narrative:The aircraft, named "City of Washington", flew into high ground in fog.
|Date:||Thursday 30 October 1930|
|Type:||Handley Page W.8g|
|C/n / msn:|| W.8-7|
|First flight:|| 1924|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3|
|Total:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 6 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Boulogne, Paris (France)
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), France|
|Destination airport:||London-Croydon Airport (-/-), United Kingdom|
was on a flight from London to Paris. During the approach onto Paris the aircraft stalled and crash. The aircraft crashed in a area of Paris called Boulogne. Three of the 6 passengers and crew on board died in the crash.
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Paris-Le Bourget Airport to London-Croydon Airport as the crow flies is 319 km (200 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.