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Short S.23 Statistics

Hull-losses: 21
Hull-loss accidents: 15 with a total of 54 fatalities
Criminal occurences (hull-losses, excl. hijackings): 3 with a total of 35 fatalities
Hijackings: 0 with a total of 0 fatalities
Survival rate: 70.7% of all occupants survived fatal accidents

Aircraft losses
Cumulative number of aircraft damaged beyond repair per year.
Accidents by flight operation type
Flight operation type breakdown for 14 hull-loss accidents.

11 Passenger flights
2 Military flights
1 Test/training flights

Worst accidents

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
28-FEB-1942Short S.23 Empire Flying Boat Mk I G-AETZ BOAC, op.for Qantas Empire Airways 22 near Cilacap, Java, I... C1
24-SEP-1942Short S.30 Empire Flying Boat G-AFCZ BOAC 19 near M'bour, Senegal A1

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