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Datum:vrijdag 15 februari 1946
Type:Short S.25 Sunderland 3
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registratie: G-AGET
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar: 1943
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Calcutta (   India)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:-
Vliegveld van vertrek:-
Vliegveld van aankomst:-
Beschrijving:
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.

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


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