Date & Time: Mar 28, 1934
Operator:
Registration:
G-ABXY
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Lympne - Australia
MSN:
2241
YOM:
1932
Country:
France
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The pilot and owner Howard Leslie Brook left in the morning Lympne Airport, UK, bound for Australia. While overflying the Cévennes National Park, he encountered icing fog. Aircraft lost altitude and eventually hit a mountain slope located in Mont Lozère, near Génolhac. While the pilot was injured,. the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
Icing and foggy conditions.