Aircraft Photo of G-EAPJ | Handley Page W.8 | Imperial Airways | #150277
Registration / Serial:G-EAPJ
Aircraft Original Type:Handley Page W
Aircraft Generic Type:Handley Page W
Aircraft Version:Handley Page W.8
C/n (msn):W.8/1
Operator Titles:Imperial Airways
Aircraft Name:Duchess of York
City / Airport:Martlesham Heath (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:None
Photo Date:1920
Photo from:Chris England Collection
Photo ID: 150277
Photo Comment

Handley Page's prototype of their first passenger airliner, developed from the O/400 bomber. It was written off on 10 July 1923 during a forced landing at Poix in France following engine problems during a flight from Croydon to Le Bourget, when it over-ran the runway and broke it's back. No injuries were sustained by the seven passengers, and the two crew members received "minor injuries". Photographer not known, possibly an Imperial Airways publicity shot?

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