ASN Aircraft accident Short S.23 Empire Flying Boat Mk I G-AETX Durban
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Status:Little or no information is available
Date:Tuesday 1 December 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic ss23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Short S.23 Empire Flying Boat Mk I
Operator:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registration: G-AETX
MSN: S.840
First flight: 1937
Engines: 4 Bristol Pegasus Xc
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Durban (   South Africa)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Wrecked by explosion in at moorings.

Damaged on the ground


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