Date & Time: Aug 23, 1939
Type of aircraft:
Bristol 130 Bombay
Martlesham Heath AFB - Martlesham Heath AFB
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after take off from RAF Martlesham Heath, while in initial climb, the aircraft stalled, nosed down and crashed in a huge explosion. All three occupants were killed.
Wrong setting of the pitch trim elevator while taking off.