Date & Time: Apr 26, 1940 at 0745 LT
Type of aircraft:
Short S.16 Scion
Registration:
G-AEIL
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Mukeiras – Aden
MSN:
PA.1003
YOM:
1936
Country:
Yemen
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after take off, the aircraft went out of control and came to rest upside down. Both occupants, Mr. Antonin Besse (aircraft's owner) and his wife Hilda Besse were injured.