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Accident description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
Status:
Date:Sunday 19 April 1931
Type:de Havilland DH.66 Hercules
Operator:Imperial Airways
Registration: G-EBMW
C/n / msn: 236
First flight: 1926
Engines: 3 Bristol Jupiter VI
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:16 km (10 mls) from Kupang (   Indonesia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Kupang-El Tari Airport (KOE/WATT), Indonesia
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair in a forced landing following fuel starvation.
The airplane operated on a trial mail flight from India to Melbourne.

Sources:
» Opsomming van de bekende ongevallen en incidenten in 1931 / H. Dekker


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