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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Date:Monday 12 June 1939
Type:Short S.23 Empire Flying Boat Mk I
Operator:Imperial Airways
Registration: G-ADVE
C/n / msn: S.822
First flight: 1937
Engines: 4 Bristol Pegasus Xc
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Calcutta (   India)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Capsized by gust and sank in River Hooghly on landing.



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