Flugunfall 25 SEP 1936 einer Boulton Paul P.71A G-ACOX - Dungeness
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Datum:Freitag 25 September 1936
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic bp71 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boulton Paul P.71A
Fluggesellschaft:Imperial Airways
Kennzeichen: G-ACOX
Werknummer: P.71A/1
Baujahr: 1934
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Dungeness (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), Großbritannien
Flug nach:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), Frankreich
The first Boulton Paul P.71A aircraft, registered G-ACOX and named 'Boadicea' was lost in the English Channel, off Dungeness, Kent, on 25.9.36 while on an air-mail flight from Croydon to Le Bourget, Paris with the loss of the two crew: Captain Alfred Cecil Thomas (pilot, aged 36) and Harold Eugene Percival (wireless operator, aged 31).

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photo of Boulton-Paul-P-71A-G-ACOX
accident date: 25-09-1936
type: Boulton Paul P.71A
registration: G-ACOX

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from London-Croydon Airport to Paris-Le Bourget Airport as the crow flies is 319 km (199 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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