Date & Time: Oct 24, 1945
Operator:
Registration:
G-AGHR
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
London – Valetta – Cairo
MSN:
10097
YOM:
1943
Country:
Malta
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
13
Pax fatalities:
9
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
9
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Valetta-Luqa Airport, while in initial climb, an engine failed. The aircraft stalled and crashed in flames near the runway end. Nine passengers were killed while seven others were seriously injured.
Probable cause:
Engine failure just after liftoff.