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Datum:Freitag 15 Februar 1946
Flugzeugtyp:Short S.25 Sunderland 3
Fluggesellschaft:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Kennzeichen: G-AGET
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Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Calcutta (   Indien)
Flugphase: Stehendes (STD)
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Unfallbericht:
Burned out while refuelling. The Sunderland flying boat caught fire due to an explosion on an adjacent barge on River Hooghly and was sunk. One fitter was killed and 13 injured; crew unhurt.

Informationsquelle:
» The Indian Express 16 February 1946, p5
» The Indian Express 28 February 1946, p5


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