Detail: Lot 234

Lot No: 234
Date: 1932, Jan 20
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways 1st flight London to Cape Town, bs 2/2, via Johannesburg 1/2, Speedbird cover franked 1/-. This flight was interrupted twice, first when it had to make a forced landing at Shiwa, having had to overshoot Mpika in bad weather, and again at Broken Hill when the plane was taken out of service to search for the first northbound flight from Cape Town which had crashed at Salisbury, ref Ni 320129A.

Bid:
(GB External) Imperial Airways 1st flight London to Cape Town, bs 2/2, via Johannesburg 1/2, Speedbird cover franked 1/-. This flight was interrupted twice, first when it had to make a forced landing at Shiwa, having had to overshoot Mpika in bad weather, and again at Broken Hill when the plane was taken out of service to search for the first northbound flight from Cape Town which had crashed at Salisbury, ref Ni 320129A.
(GB External) Imperial Airways 1st flight London to Cape Town, bs 2/2, via Johannesburg 1/2, Speedbird cover franked 1/-. This flight was interrupted twice, first when it had to make a forced landing at Shiwa, having had to overshoot Mpika in bad weather, and again at Broken Hill when the plane was taken out of service to search for the first northbound flight from Cape Town which had crashed at Salisbury, ref Ni 320129A.