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Last updated: 25 September 2021
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Fecha:domingo 27 noviembre 1938
Tipo:Short S.23 Empire Flying Boat Mk I
Operador:Imperial Airways
Registración: G-AETW
Numéro de série: S.839
Año de Construcción: 1937
Motores: 4 Bristol Pegasus Xc
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Lake Habbaniyah (   Irak)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Desconocido
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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