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Accident description
Last updated: 19 May 2018
Date:Monday 29 December 1941
Type:Short S.23 Empire Flying Boat
Operator:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registration: G-ADUX
C/n / msn: S.815
First flight: 1937
Engines: 4 Bristol Pegasus Xc
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Sabang (   Indonesia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The Short S.23 Empire Flying Boat named 'Cassiopeia' crashed when it struck debris during takeoff from Sabang.

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