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Last updated: 4 December 2020
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Datum:Mittwoch 22 April 1931
Flugzeugtyp:Armstrong Whitworth Argosy II
Fluggesellschaft:Imperial Airways
Kennzeichen: G-AACH
Werknummer: AW.362
Baujahr: 1928
Triebwerk: 3 Armstrong Siddeley Jaguar IVA
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:London-Croydon Airport (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Ausbildungsflug
Flug von:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), Großbritannien
Flug nach:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
Argosy II "City of Edinburgh" crashed and burnt out during a training flight.
The starboard (no.3) engine quit and the aircraft hit the airport perimeter fence. A fire broke out but the pilot was able to jump to safety.

Informationsquelle:
» British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919-1999 / Compiled by Michael Austen - Air Britain (Historians) Ltd 1999 (ISBN 0 85130 281 5)
» World Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham
» Piloot & Vliegtuig maart 2017


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