Date & Time: Sep 7, 1935
Type of aircraft:
Avro 504
Registration:
G-ACOD
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
No
Site:
City
MSN:
F8713
YOM:
1934
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
2
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft departed Stanley Park in Blackpool for a local flight with two passengers and a pilot on board. While flying over the city of Blackpool, it collided with a Westland Wessex registered G-ADFZ. Flying on behalf of Trafalgar Advertising Company, the second aircraft was carrying two passengers and a pilot as well. After the collision, both aircraft dove into the ground and crashed in flames in Swainson Street, in Cedar Square. Both aircraft were destroyed by impact forces and post crash fire and all six occupants were killed.