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Last updated: 28 October 2021
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Fecha:martes 31 diciembre 1935
Hora:ca 19:15
Tipo:Short S.8 Calcutta
Operador:Imperial Airways
Registración: G-AASJ
Numéro de série: S.752
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Total:Fatalidades: 12 / Ocupantes: 13
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Alexandria (   Egipto)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Alexandria Airport (ALY/HEAX), Egipto
Descripción:
The aircraft ran out of fuel within sight of Alexandria landing flares. Three crew and nine passengers went down with the craft when she sank in the River Nile.
The flying boat operated on a flight from London to Alexandria via Brindisi and Mirabella, Crete.

Fuentes:
» Flightglobal magazine dated 2nd, 9th and 16th January 1936


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