Date & Time: Apr 19, 1937
Type of aircraft:
Vickers 271 Wellington
Martlesham Heath - Martlesham Heath
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The crew was performing a test flight on this first prototype (271 model). Shortly after takeoff, while climbing, the twin engine aircraft stalled and crashed near the runway end. A pilot was killed while the second one was seriously injured.
Elevator failure after rotation.