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Last updated: 19 October 2019
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Datum:Freitag 27 August 1948
Zeit:08:30
Flugzeugtyp:Avro 691 Lancastrian C.1
Fluggesellschaft:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Kennzeichen: G-AGMB
Werknummer: 1182
Baujahr:
Triebwerk: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 12
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 18
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Tengah RAF Station (TGA) (   Singapur)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Tengah RAF Station (TGA/WSAT), Singapur
Flug nach:Colombo-Ratmalana Airport (RML/VCCC), Sri Lanka
Unfallbericht:
One hour into the flight to Colombo, the low oil pressure on one of the engines forced the pilot to return to Singapore. The aircraft overran the runway onto rough ground on landing.

Informationsquelle:
» The Age - Aug 28, 1948


Fotos

photo of Avro-691-Lancastrian-1-G-AGMB
accident date: 27-08-1948
type: Avro 691 Lancastrian 1
registration: G-AGMB
photo of Avro-691-Lancastrian-1-G-AGMB
accident date: 27-08-1948
type: Avro 691 Lancastrian 1
registration: G-AGMB
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Tengah RAF Station to Colombo-Ratmalana Airport as the crow flies is 2696 km (1685 miles).

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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