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Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Fecha:domingo 4 marzo 1956
Tipo:Handley Page HP.81 Hermes IV
Operador:Skyways
Registración: G-ALDW
Numéro de série: HP.81/23
Año de Construcción: 1950
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Nicosia Airport (NIC) (   Chipre)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Nicosia Airport (NIC/LCNC), Chipre
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
An explosion occurred in the forward freight compartment while the airplane was on the ground at Nicosia.
The explosion occurred 20 minutes before the aircraft was due to depart for the United Kingdom with 68 passengers.

Fuentes:
» Flight, 16 March 1956
» Air Pictorial Oct. 1965, p.371


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