Accident
Last updated: 20 April 2014
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Mittwoch 19 November 1947
Zeit:ca 08:05
Flugzeugtyp:Shorts S.25 Sunderland 3
Fluggesellschaft:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Kennzeichen: G-AGHW
Werknummer:
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Brightstone Down, Isle of Wight (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into high ground in low cloud and poor visibility on a flight from Hythe to Poole.

OPINION: "The accident was the result of flying into high ground in conditions of low cloud and poor visibility . This must be attributed to navigational errors by the pilot."

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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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