Date & Time: Feb 23, 1920
Type of aircraft:
Handley Page O/7
Operator:
Registration:
G-EANV
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
HP.7
YOM:
1919
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
En route, pilot encountered control problems and elected to make an emergency landing in Acacia Siding, in the Cape province, South Africa. All nine occupants were unhurt while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
It appears that the rudder came out of its bearing, necessitating an emergency landing.