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Last updated: 4 December 2020
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Datum:woensdag 22 april 1931
Type:Armstrong Whitworth Argosy II
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Imperial Airways
Registratie: G-AACH
Constructienummer: AW.362
Bouwjaar: 1928
Motoren: 3 Armstrong Siddeley Jaguar IVA
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:London-Croydon Airport (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Training
Vliegveld van vertrek:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), Verenigd Koninkrijk
Beschrijving:
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.

Bronnen:
» 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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