Accident description
Last updated: 25 October 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 15 February 1943
Type:de Havilland DH.95 Flamingo
Operator:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registration: G-AFYE
C/n / msn: 95007
First flight: 1940
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Asmara (   Eritrea) show on map
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Asmara International Airport (ASM/HAAY), Eritrea
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Dived vertically into the ground from 800ft. Aircraft was being test flown after maintenance. Pilot and co-pilot were the occupants.

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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.
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