Accident description
Last updated: 20 April 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 5 September 1947
Type:Avro 691 Lancastrian 3
Operator:British South American Airways - BSAA
Registration: G-AGWK
C/n / msn: 1283
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 20
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bermuda Air Terminal (BDA) (   Bermuda)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:London (unknown airport), United Kingdom
Destination airport:Bermuda Air Terminal (BDA/TXKF), Bermuda
Narrative:
The aircraft had to hold over Kindley Field due to bad weather (thunderstorm). After circling for 90 minutes an attempt to land was made. During this attempt the aircraft struck a radio mast.

Sources:
» The Civil Aircraft Registers of Great Britain
» WAAS


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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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