Descripción del Accidente ASN 25 SEP 1936 Boulton Paul P.71A G-ACOX - Dungeness
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Fecha:viernes 25 septiembre 1936
Tipo:Boulton Paul P.71A
Operador:Imperial Airways
Registración: G-ACOX
Numéro de série: P.71A/1
Año de Construcción: 1934
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Dungeness (   Reino Unido)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), Francia
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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