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Last updated: 19 September 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 16 August 1936
Flugzeugtyp:Fokker F.XII
Fluggesellschaft:Aviación Nacional
Kennzeichen: G-ADZK
Werknummer: 5301
Baujahr: 1931
Triebwerk: 3 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:La Rochelle-Lagord Airport (   Frankreich)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), Großbritannien
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The Fokker F.XII, G-ADZK, was sold via shady deals by British Airways Ltd to the Spanish nationalists in the Spanish Civil War, with G-ADZK having its registration cancelled on 2.9.36 due to "Change of Ownership of Aircraft".
On 16 August 1936, the crew was on its way from London to Madrid to deliver the aircraft to the Spanish Nationalists Air Force (Aviación Nacional). En route, the flight crew encountered poor weather conditions and low visibility due to fog and decided to divert to La Rochelle-Lagord Airport. On landing, the left main gear collapsed. The aircraft lost directional control and skidded for several before coming to rest with its left wing and left engine partially sheared off. While both crew were unhurt, the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Informationsquelle:
» G-ADZK Certificate of Registration


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