Date & Time: Sep 6, 1929
Operator:
Registration:
G-EBMZ
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Bandar Lengeh – Jask
MSN:
239
YOM:
1925
Country:
Iran
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
1
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
Crew left Bandar Lengeh Airport with delay and start the approach by night and low visibility. On final, aircraft was too low and hit the ground short of runway threshold. Impact ruptured the fuel tank and the aircraft caught fire before coming to rest. Two passengers were rescued while all three other occupants were killed.
Probable cause:
Captain A.E. Woodbridge continued the approach at a too low altitude and landed too early, causing the aircraft to crash.