Date & Time: Dec 31, 1935 at 1915 LT
Type of aircraft:
Short S.8 Calcutta
Landing (descent or approach)
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
London – Brindisi – Mirabella – Alexandria
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
On final approach to Alexandria at night, the float plane stalled and crashed into the sea, some two km offshore. The captain was injured and all twelve other occupants were killed.
Failure of all three engines on approach due to a fuel exhaustion.