Narrative:An explosion occurred in the forward freight compartment while the airplane was on the ground at Nicosia. Sabotage.
|Date:||04 MAR 1956|
|Type:||Handley Page HP.81 Hermes IV|
|C/n / msn:|| HP.81/23|
|First flight:|| 1950|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Phase:|| Standing (STD)|
» Air Pictorial Oct. 1965, p.371
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.