Date & Time: Jul 31, 1947
Type of aircraft:
Handley Page H.P.70 Halifax VIII
London Aero & Motor Services - LAMS
Bergamo – Stansted
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
During the takeoff roll, the aircraft went out of control, veered off runway and came to rest. All five crew members were unhurt while the aircraft christened 'Port of Marseilles' was damaged beyond repair.
A tyre burst during the takeoff roll, causing the aircraft to be uncontrollable.