Accident description
Last updated: 19 April 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 1 October 1937
Type:Short S.23 Empire Flying Boat
Operator:Imperial Airways
Registration: G-ADVC
C/n / msn: S.820
First flight: 1937
Engines: 4 Bristol Pegasus Xc
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 14
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Phaleron Bay (   Greece)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Alexandria Airport (ALY/HEAX), Egypt
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Plane - named "Courtier" - crashed during landing. Two passengers drowned.
Probable cause was poor visibility in region.


Sources:
» British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919-1999


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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