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Last updated: 30 November 2021
Date:Thursday 30 October 1930
Type:Handley Page W.8g
Operator:Imperial Airways
Registration: G-EBIX
MSN: W.8-7
First flight: 1924
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Boulogne, Paris (   France)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), France
Destination airport:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), United Kingdom
During the approach onto Paris the aircraft stalled and crashed. The aircraft crashed in a area of Paris called Boulogne. Three of the six passengers and crew on board died in the crash.

Loss of control



photo of Handley-Page-W-8g-G-EBIX
accident date: 30-10-1930
type: Handley Page W.8g
registration: G-EBIX

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Paris-Le Bourget Airport to London-Croydon Airport as the crow flies is 319 km (200 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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