ASN Aircraft accident de Havilland DH.91 Albatross G-AFDK Shannon-Rinneanna Airfield (SNN)
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Date:Friday 16 July 1943
Type:de Havilland DH.91 Albatross
Operator:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registration: G-AFDK
MSN: 6804
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Shannon-Rinneanna Airfield (SNN) (   Ireland)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bristol-Whitchurch Airport, United Kingdom
Destination airport:Shannon Airport (SNN/EINN), Ireland
The aircraft named 'Fortuna' crashed on approach to Shannon.

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photo of de-Havilland-DH-91-Albatross-G-AFDK
accident date: 16-07-1943
type: de Havilland DH.91 Albatross
registration: G-AFDK

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 Bristol-Whitchurch Airport to Shannon Airport as the crow flies is 453 km (283 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.
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