Date: September 24, 1942
Time: ?
Location: Off West Africa
Operator: British Overseas Airways
Flight #: ?
Route: Lagos - Bathurst - Lisbon - Poole
AC Type: Short S-30 (flying boat)
Registration: G-AFCZ
cn / ln: S-885
Aboard: 19   (passengers:13  crew:6)
Fatalities: 19   (passengers:13  crew:6)
Ground: 0
Summary: Possible catastrophic in-flight fire possibly related to the design of its fuel-intake system, 90 minutes after departure.

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