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Last updated: 25 September 2021
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Datum:Mittwoch 28 Juli 1943
Flugzeugtyp:Short S.25 Sunderland III
Fluggesellschaft:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Kennzeichen: G-AGES
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 18
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 25
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Brandon village, Dingle Penninsula (   Irland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Passagierflug
Flug von:Lisboa-Cabo Ruivo Seaplane Base, Portugal
Flug nach:Foynes, Irland
Unfallbericht:
The Sunderland impacted high ground named Slieveglass at 2000 ft while descending in fog.
The aircraft operated on a flight from Lagos. Nigeria to Foynes via Lisbon, Portugal.

Informationsquelle:
» Foreign Aircraft Landings in Ireland 1939 - 1946


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photo of Short-S-25-Sunderland-III-G-AGES
accident date: 28-07-1943
type: Short S.25 Sunderland III
registration: G-AGES
 
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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