ASN logo
Last updated: 25 October 2021
Status:
Datum:Dienstag 31 Dezember 1935
Zeit:ca 19:15
Flugzeugtyp:Short S.8 Calcutta
Fluggesellschaft:Imperial Airways
Kennzeichen: G-AASJ
Werknummer: S.752
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 9
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 13
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Alexandria (   Ägypten)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Alexandria Airport (ALY/HEAX), Ägypten
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft ran out of fuel within sight of Alexandria landing flares. Three crew and nine passengers went down with the craft when she sank in the River Nile.
The flying boat operated on a flight from London to Alexandria via Brindisi and Mirabella, Crete.

Informationsquelle:
» Flightglobal magazine dated 2nd, 9th and 16th January 1936


Fotos

Add your photo of this accident or aircraft
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.
languages: languages

Share

Short S.8

  • 7 built
  • 2nd loss
  • 2nd Fataler Unfall
  • The worst accident
» safety profile

 Ägypten
  • The worst accident (Zu diesem Zeitpunkt)
  • 19th worst accident (Momentan)
» safety profile