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Last updated: 18 January 2022
Date:Wednesday 1 February 1950
Type:Shorts S.45 Solent 3
Operator:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registration: G-AHIX
MSN: S.1310
First flight: 1948
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Southampton (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Southampton water, United Kingdom
A gust lifted the Solent flying boat causing the plane to plunge nose down into the water.


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