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Last updated: 24 September 2021
Fecha:miércoles 30 junio 1920
Tipo:Handley Page O/400
Operador:Handley Page Transport
Registración: G-EAKE
Numéro de série: HP-22
Ańo de Construcción: 1919
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Dańos en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Östanĺ (   Suecia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Stockholm (unknown airport), Suecia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Kjeller Air Base (ENKJ), Noruega
The Handley Page O/400 transport plane participated in a competition between Kristiania (now Oslo), Norway and Stockholm, Sweden regarding a possible airmail contract.
After having passed Örebro one of the engines caught fire due to a broken fuel line. The pilot turned off the engine. Altitude was list and a forced landing was carried out. After a rough landing and bounce, the plane caught fire and was destroyed.

» Handley Page O/400, G-EAKE in Norway


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