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Last updated: 31 July 2021
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Date:Monday 28 December 1936
Type:Short S.8 Calcutta
Operator:Imperial Airways
Registration: G-EBVG
MSN: S.712
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mirabello Bay, Crete (   Greece)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Destination airport:-
Narrative:
During a night stop in Mirabello Bay, Crete, Greece, the hydroplane sustained damage to the fuselage and engines due to a storm and rough seas.

Classification:
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» Athenian newspaper "Vradini", 28-Dec-1936, pg 8


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