Incident Short S.8 Calcutta G-EBVG,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25339
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Date:Sunday 16 August 1931
Type:Silhouette image of generic ss8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Short S.8 Calcutta
Owner/operator:Imperial Airways Ltd
Registration: G-EBVG
MSN: S.712
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Jinja -   Uganda
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Engine trouble caused Calcutta flying boat City of Alexandria (G-EBVG) to make a forced landing at Jinja, Uganda. Airmail forwarded to East Africa destinations by rail!



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
28 December 1936 G-EBVG Imperial Airways 0 Mirabello Bay, Crete w/o
Damaged on the ground

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
19-Jan-2022 04:57 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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