Date & Time: Dec 8, 1941
Operator:
Registration:
A31-8
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Ambulance
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Desert
MSN:
2359
YOM:
1936
Country:
Egypt
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew was performing an ambulance flight within Egypt when the twin engine aircraft was shot down by enemy fire and crashed in flames in the western Egyptian desert. While the aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and post crash fire, all three crew members were rescued.
Probable cause:
Shot down by enemy fire.