Accident description
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 22 August 1936
Type:Short S.17 Kent
Operator:Imperial Airways
Registration: G-ABFA
C/n / msn: S.758
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mirabella, Crete (   Greece) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Short S.17 Kent flying boat 'Scipio' sank after a heavy landing at sea.

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