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Last updated: 24 September 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 27 November 1938
Flugzeugtyp:Short S.23 Empire Flying Boat Mk I
Fluggesellschaft:Imperial Airways
Kennzeichen: G-AETW
Werknummer: S.839
Baujahr: 1937
Triebwerk: 4 Bristol Pegasus Xc
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Lake Habbaniyah (   Irak)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Unbekannt
Flug von:?
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Crashed during sandstorm at night. The captain descended very low in the darkness and bad weather in order to fix his position by ground observation. The flying boat, named "Calpurnia", struck the water with the engines running at full power.

Informationsquelle:
» Flight 20-7-1939


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accident date: 27-11-1938
type: Short S.23 Empire Flying Boat Mk I
registration: G-AETW
 
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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