Date & Time: Dec 31, 1935 at 1915 LT
Type of aircraft:
Short S.8 Calcutta
Landing (descent or approach)
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
London – Brindisi – Mirabella – Alexandria
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While approaching Alexandria, the seaplane aircraft stalled and crashed into the sea, two kilometers off shore. Only the captain survived while all twelve other occupants were killed.
All four engines stopped on approach, maybe following a fuel starvation.