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Last updated: 26 September 2021
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 1 marzo 1940
Tipo:Handley Page HP.42E
Operador:Imperial Airways
Registración: G-AAGX
Numéro de série: HP.42/1
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Total:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:55 km (34.4 milles) de la costa de Dibba, Oman [Gulf of Oman] (   Océano Índico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Jiwani Airport (JIW/OPJI), Pakistán
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Sharjah Airport (SHJ/OMSJ), Emiratos Árabes Unidos
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» Early Aviation Disasters / D. Gero, 2011
» El Litoral 2-3-1940
» Flight, March 7, 1940


Fotos

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

Map
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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