Date & Time: Sep 30, 1936
Type of aircraft:
Percival P.10 Vega Gull
Operator:
Registration:
G-AEAB
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Portsmouth - Johannesburg
MSN:
K.20
YOM:
1936
Country:
Tanzania
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew was taking part to the 'Schlesinger Trophy' from Portsmouth to Johannesburg. En route, poor weather conditions and heavy rain falls forced the crew to attempt an emergency landing in a prairie. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair in the maneuver while both occupants were injured.
Crew:
D. W. Llewellyn, pilot and owner,
C. F. Hughesdon, copilot.