Hull-loss description
Last updated: 23 September 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 4 March 1956
Type:Handley Page HP.81 Hermes IV
Operator:Skyways
Registration: G-ALDW
C/n / msn: HP.81/23
First flight: 1950
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Nicosia (   Cyprus) show on map
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
An explosion occurred in the forward freight compartment while the airplane was on the ground at Nicosia. Sabotage.

Classification:

Sources:
» Air Pictorial Oct. 1965, p.371


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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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