ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145645
Last updated: 21 May 2013
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Narrative:The 'City of Khartoum'' was flying from Athens to Alexander via Crete. The flight had 15 passengers and 3 crew on board. It was during approach to land that the flying boat crashed into the Mediterranean sea just 1 mile from the city of Alexander. The warship HMS Brilliant (H84) took part in the search for survivors. One of them was the pilot. 8 people survived the crash with 12 of the 18 passengers and crew died.
|Type:||Short S.8 Calcutta|
|C/n / msn:|| Unknown|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 18|
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||1 mile of Alexander -
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Mirabela, Crete|
|Destination airport:||Alexander Airport|
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