- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: March 28, 1933
Time: 14:30
Location: Near Dixmude, Belgium
Operator: Imperial Airways
Flight #: ?
Route: Cologne, Germany - Croydon, England
AC Type: Armstrong Whitworth Argosy II
Registration: G-AACI
cn / ln: AW-363
Aboard: 15   (passengers:12  crew:3)
Fatalities: 15   (passengers:12  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: The airliner was crusing at about 4,000 feet when fire was observed coming out of its tail section. The pilot tried to make an emergency landing but the fuselage split in two causing the aircraft to crash and burn. Although never proven, this is thought to be the first airline disaster caused by an act of satotage. The fire was thought to have been started by a passenger, Dr. Voss, in an attempt to commit suicide. The plane was named Cit y of Liverpool.
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