Date & Time: Sep 11, 1930
Type of aircraft:
Sabca F7
Operator:
Registration:
OO-AIN
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Croydon – Brussels
YOM:
1930
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Croydon Airport, while climbing, aircraft went out of control and crashed in flames near the airport. Both crew were killed. At the time of the accident, weather conditions were marginal with mist and rain. It appears that a fire erupted in the cabin shortly after rotation but the cause of the fire was not defined.
Probable cause:
Fire on board.