1947 Boac Douglas C-47 Crash

1947 Boac Douglas C-47 Crash

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The 1947 BOAC Douglas C-47 Crash occurred on 11 January 1947 when Douglas C-47A G-AGJX of British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) crashed into a hill at Stowting, Kent, in southeast England, killing five people outright, with a further three dying from injuries received. The aircraft had been operating a scheduled international flight to West Africa via France. Poor weather caused the aircraft to attempt to divert. After attempts to land at a number of French airports, the pilot decided to return to the United Kingdom as he was running short of fuel. The aircraft crashed whilst attempting to land at Lympne Airport.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Plaispublishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136278383
  • 9786136278384