Loss of control Accident de Havilland DH.86 Express G-ACZN, Friday 4 November 1938
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Date:Friday 4 November 1938
Type:de Havilland DH.86 Express
Owner/operator:Jersey Airways
Registration: G-ACZN
MSN: 2316
Fatalities:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Jersey-States Airport, Channel Islands (JER) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Jersey-States Airport, Channel Islands (JER/EGJJ)
Destination airport:Southampton-Eastleigh Airport (SOU/EGHI)
The aircraft stalled and crashed after takeoff. The aircraft caught fire killing all 12 passengers and one pilot. One person on the ground was also killed when the aircraft crashed.


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Other occurrences involving this aircraft

16 July 1940 G-ACZO Jersey Airways Ltd 0 RNAS Lee-on-Solent /HMS Daedalus, Hampshire, England w/o


  • 13th worst accident in 1938
  • worst accident of this aircraft type
  • worst accident of this aircraft type at the time


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