Channel Airways

Channel Airways Sunday May 6, 1962
The plane descended to 1,000 ft while approaching Portsmouth in low clouds and drizzle and stuck St. Boniface and bust into flames. Pilot error. Crew flew below minimum safe altitude.

Crash Details

DateSunday May 6, 1962
Location St. Boniface Down, England
Passengers15
Crew3
Fatalities12
Survivors6
Aircraft TypeDouglas C-47A
OperatorChannel Airways
RegistrationG-AGZB
Flight OriginJersey, Channel Islands
Flight Destination Portsmouth, England
St. Boniface Down, England
Channel Airways
Douglas C-47A
1962