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Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Estado:Final
Fecha:lunes 17 enero 1949
Tipo:Avro 688 Tudor 4B
Operador:British South American Airways - BSAA
Registración: G-AGRE
Numéro de série: 1253
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 13 / Ocupantes: 13
Total:Fatalidades: 20 / Ocupantes: 20
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Consecuencias: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Ubicación:western Atlantic (   Océano Atlántico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bermuda Air Terminal (BDA/TXKF), Bermudas
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Kingston Airport (KIN/MKJP), Jamaica
Descripción:
Tudor G-AGRE (named "Star Ariel") departed Bermuda at 08:41 for the first leg to Kingston of a flight to Santiago. Last radio contact was at 09:42 when the flight informed Bermuda that they had passed though 30deg N and that they were changing to the Kingston frequency. Nothing more was heard from the flight; no wreckage was found. Weather at the time of the disappearance was good; wind was north at 36 knots, no clouds over FL100 (cruising altitude was FL180) and freezing level of FL140.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Through lack of evidence due to no wreckage having been found the cause of the accident is unknown."

Fuentes:
» The Bermuda Triangle Mystery- Solved / L.D. Kusche


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Distance from Bermuda Air Terminal to Kingston Airport as the crow flies is 1998 km (1249 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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