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Datum:zondag 27 november 1938
Type:Short S.23 Empire Flying Boat Mk I
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Imperial Airways
Registratie: G-AETW
Constructienummer: S.839
Bouwjaar: 1937
Motoren: 4 Bristol Pegasus Xc
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Lake Habbaniyah (   Irak)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Onbekend
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
Crashed during sandstorm at night. The captain descended very low in the darkness and bad weather in order to fix his position by ground observation. The flying boat, named "Calpurnia", struck the water with the engines running at full power.

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accident date: 27-11-1938
type: Short S.23 Empire Flying Boat Mk I
registration: G-AETW
 
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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