Accident description
Last updated: 30 August 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 28 July 1943
Type:Short S.25 Sunderland III
Operator:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registration: G-AGES
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 18
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 25
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Brandon village, Dingle Penninsula (   Ireland) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Lisboa-Portela de Sacavém Airport (LIS/LPPT), Portugal
Destination airport:Foynes, Ireland
Narrative:
Flew into high ground at 2000 ft in fog during flight from Lisbon to Foynes.

Sources:
» Foreign Aircraft Landings in Ireland 1939 - 1946


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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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