Narrative:The Short S.17 Kent flying boat 'Scipio' sank after a heavy landing at sea.
|Date:||Saturday 22 August 1936|
|Type:||Short S.17 Kent|
|C/n / msn:|| S.758|
|First flight:|| 1931-02-24 (5 years 6 months)|
|Crew:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 11 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Mirabella Bay, Crete ( Greece)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Alexandria Seaplane Base, Egypt|
|Destination airport:||Mirabella Bay, Crete, Greece|
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Alexandria Seaplane Base to Mirabella Bay, Crete as the crow flies is 590 km (369 miles).
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.