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Last updated: 22 September 2021
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Datum:zaterdag 9 november 1935
Type:Short S.17 Kent
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Imperial Airways
Registratie: G-ABFB
Constructienummer: S.759
Bouwjaar: 1931-03-31 (4 years 7 months)
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Brindisi (   ItaliŽ)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Brindisi-Papola Casale Airport (BDS/LIBR), ItaliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Alexandria Airport (ALY/HEAX), Egypte
Beschrijving:
The Imperial Airways flying boat named "Sylvanus" caught fire while refuelling in Brindisi Harbour. The only occupants of the plane were the refuelling crew, who managed to jump clear and escaped injury.
The Short S.17 Kent had arrived at 08.30 with 13 passengers and a quantity of mail on board. Passengers had disembarked and the flying boat was being prepared for the flight back to Alexandria.

Bronnen:
» "Lloyd's Weekly Casualty Reports," 15 Nov. 1935
» The Times," Wed., 11 Nov. 1935 edition


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Brindisi-Papola Casale Airport en Alexandria Airport bedraagt 1496 km (935 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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