Date & Time: Jun 12, 1939
Operator:
Registration:
G-ADVE
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Auckland – Singapore – Calcutta – London
MSN:
S.822
YOM:
1936
Country:
India
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The seaplane was approaching Hoogly River in Calcutta in strong winds. Upon landing, it went out of control and sunk. While all eight occupants were rescued, the aircraft was lost.
Probable cause:
Loss of control on landing due to strong winds.