1932 – First Regular Mail Service to London
First Regular Mail Service to London
27 January 1932
On the return flight to London, the City of Delhi crashed at Broken Hill. The City of Baghdad was borrowed from the northbound service and carried mail from Broken Hill to Nairobi.
Arriving in Nairobi on 3 February, it missed the weekly northbound flight from Kisumu, delaying the mail for another week. The mail was flow to Khartoum and then forwarded by rail to Wadi Halfa.
First Flight Covers
- From Blantyre
- From Broken Hill
- From Bulawayo
- From Fort Jameson (via Salisbury)
- From Inyanga
- From Limbe
- From Mpika
- From Salisbury