ASN Aircraft accident Boulton Paul P.71A G-ACOY Brussel-Haren Airport
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Date:Friday 25 October 1935
Type:Silhouette image of generic bp71 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boulton Paul P.71A
Operator:Imperial Airways
Registration: G-ACOY
MSN: P.71A/2
First flight: 1934
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Brussel-Haren Airport (   Belgium)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), United Kingdom
Destination airport:Brussel-Haren Airport, Belgium
The second Boulton Paul P.71A aircraft, registered G-ACOY and named 'Britomart', was damaged beyond repair in a landing accident at Haren, Brussels, Belgium. The aircraft came down 10 m short of the runway. Of the crew of three and 12 passengers, two were seriously injured. Five occupants suffered minor injuries.

» Algemeen Handelsblad 28-10-1935
» De Tijd 26-10-1935


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Distance from London-Croydon Airport to Brussel-Haren Airport as the crow flies is 319 km (199 miles).

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