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Last updated: 18 October 2017
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Date:Tuesday 3 March 1942
Type:Short S.23 Empire Flying Boat
Operator:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registration: G-AEUC
C/n / msn: S.845
First flight: 1937
Engines: 4 Bristol Pegasus Xc
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Broome (   Australia)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Narrative:
Destroyed by enemy action on the ground at Broome. The attack was carried out by nine Japanese Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero fighter aircraft.



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