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Short S.23 Statistics
Last updated: 25 August 2019
Hull-losses: 21
Hull-loss accidents: 15 with a total of 54 fatalities
Criminal occurences (hull-losses, excl. hijackings): 3 with a total of 35 fatalities
Hijackings: 0 with a total of 0 fatalities
Survival rate: 70.7% of all occupants survived fatal accidents

Aircraft losses
Cumulative number of aircraft damaged beyond repair per year.
Accidents by flight operation type
Flight operation type breakdown for 14 out of 21 hull-loss occurrences (flight nature for remaining losses is unknown, or the occurrence happened while the airplane was not in use.)

Worst accidents
date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
28-FEB-1942Short S.23 Empire Flying Boat Mk I G-AETZ BOAC, op.for Qantas Empire Airways 22 near Cilacap, Jav...   C1
24-SEP-1942Short S.30 Empire Flying Boat G-AFCZ BOAC 19 near M'bour, Senegal   A1