- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: July 13, 1928
Time: ?
Location: Purley, England
Operator: Imperial Airways
Flight #: ?
Route: Testing
AC Type: Vickers 74 Vulcan
Registration: G-EBLB
cn / ln: 9
Aboard: 6   (passengers:5  crew:1)
Fatalities: 4   (passengers:4  crew:0)
Ground: 0
Summary: After the aircraft had climbed to 800 feet it disappeared from view of the airport in a south-west direction. The aircraft crashed into a market garden near Leigh Cottage on Woodcote Road, it was seen by residents flying low over the roof tops with the engine evidently in difficulties. The aircraft crashed into a potato field, the pilot in an open cockpit clambered clear and helped one of the passengers from the enclosed cabin free. The aircraft burst into flames and it was not possible to rescue the other passengers.
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