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Last updated: 21 September 2021
Datum:Freitag 1 März 1940
Flugzeugtyp:Handley Page HP.42E
Fluggesellschaft:Imperial Airways
Kennzeichen: G-AAGX
Werknummer: HP.42/1
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:55 km (34.4 Meilen) vom Land entfernt von Dibba, Oman [Gulf of Oman] (   Indian Ocean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Jiwani Airport (JIW/OPJI), Pakistan
Flug nach:Sharjah Airport (SHJ/OMSJ), Vereinigte Arabische Emirate
The Handley Page HP.42E named "Hannibal" went missing over the Gulf of Oman with four crew and four passengers on board.
Wreckage washed up on the Iranian coast at Ras al Kuh, about 25 miles east of Jask.

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photo of Handley-Page-HP-42E-G-AAGX
accident date: 01-03-1940
type: Handley Page HP.42E
registration: G-AAGX

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 Jiwani Airport to Sharjah Airport as the crow flies is 629 km (393 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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