Accident description
Last updated: 19 April 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 4 March 1946
Type:Shorts S.25 Sunderland 3
Operator:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registration: G-AGEV
C/n / msn:
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 20
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Poole Harbour (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair after heavy landing. The aircraft had to be beached on Brownsea Island. Fleet name of the flying boat was "Hailsham".

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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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