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Last updated: 19 February 2020
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Date:Sunday 5 September 1948
Type:Short S.25 Sunderland 3
Operator:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registration: G-AGEW
C/n / msn: 1943
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 25
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Surabaya (   Indonesia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The port float assembly collapsed on takeoff. The aircraft was turned over.



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