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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Date:Sunday 28 January 1951
Type:Shorts S.45 Solent 3
Operator:Trans Oceanic Airways
Registration: VH-TOA
C/n / msn: S.1294
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 39
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Marsaxlokk Bay (   Malta)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Marsaxlokk Bay, Malta
Destination airport:?
Crashed, turned over and sank off Malta during delivery flight to Australia.


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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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