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Datum:Dienstag 10 Juli 1923
Flugzeugtyp:Handley Page W.8
Fluggesellschaft:Handley Page Transport
Kennzeichen: G-EAPJ
Werknummer: W.8-1
Baujahr: 1919-12-04 (3 years 7 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Poix (   Frankreich)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), Großbritannien
Flug nach:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), Frankreich
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft was forced to land with engine trouble. A good landing was made but before the aircraft could stop, it hit a sunken road and broke its back. The pilot and mechanic were thrown out the machine but only received minor injuries.

Informationsquelle:
» Flight magazine issued on 19th July 1923


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Distance from London-Croydon Airport to Paris-Le Bourget Airport as the crow flies is 319 km (199 miles).

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.
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