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Accident description
Last updated: 18 July 2018
Date:Wednesday 28 July 1943
Type:Short S.25 Sunderland III
Operator:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registration: G-AGES
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 18
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 25
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Brandon village, Dingle Penninsula (   Ireland)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Lisboa-Portela de Sacavém Airport (LIS/LPPT), Portugal
Destination airport:Foynes, Ireland
Flew into high ground at 2000 ft in fog during flight from Lisbon to Foynes.

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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