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Last updated: 16 October 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:miércoles 19 noviembre 1947
Hora:ca 08:05
Tipo:Short S.25 Sunderland 3
Operador:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registración: G-AGHW
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Brightstone Down, Isle of Wight (   Reino Unido)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Ferry/Posicionado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Hythe Seaplane Base, Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Poole Seaplane Base, Reino Unido
Descripción:
Crashed into high ground in low cloud and poor visibility on a flight from Hythe to Poole.

Probable Cause:

OPINION: "The accident was the result of flying into high ground in conditions of low cloud and poor visibility . This must be attributed to navigational errors by the pilot."

Fuentes:
» Isle of Wight crashes


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Distance from Hythe Seaplane Base to Poole Seaplane Base as the crow flies is 43 km (27 miles).

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