Airplane Crash - Purley, England 12/24/1924

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Purley, England


Date12/24/1924
LocationPurley, England
OperatorImperial Airways
Typede Havilland DH-34B
RegistrationG-EBBX
Cn/In36
Aboard8
Fatalities8
Ground0
SummaryShortly after taking off, witnesses observed a puff of white smoke after which the plane nose-dived into the ground. Fuel starvation. Captain Stewart and seven passengers were killed in an attempted forced landing.

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