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Last updated: 20 September 2021
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Fecha:jueves 27 agosto 1931
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic s41 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S.41B
Operador:Boston-Maine Airways
Registración: NC41V
Numéro de série: 1100X
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 10
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 13
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Gloucester, MA (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
A Sikorsky S.41B amphibian sank after making a forced landing in thick fog off Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA.
The aircraft operated on a flight from Halifax, Canada, to Boston, USA. During an intermediate stop at Portland, Maine, the pilot received a weather report for the leg to Boston, which read: "clear with fair visibility". After passing Portsmouth, New Hampshire, a heavy fog bank came rolling in. The pilot descended to maintain visual contact with the ground and ultimately decided to perform a forced landing at sea. After touchdown a hole was torn in the left pontoon. The occupants evacuated on top of the wing. A fishing schooner rescued all but one of the occupants. The aircraft sank.

Fuentes:
» Lowell Sun August 28, 1931


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