- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 23, 1947
Time: 04:00
Location: Bahrain, Persian Gulf
Operator: British Overseas Airways
Flight #: ?
Route: Karachi - Bahrain
AC Type: Short Sandringham 5 (flying boat)
Registration: G-AHZB
cn / ln: SH-38C
Aboard: 26   (passengers:18  crew:8)
Fatalities: 10   (passengers:7  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: Heavy water landing. The captain misjudged the approach and allowed the aircraft to touchdown heavily, short of the flarepath. He then failed to maintain control during the bounce and the aircraft struck the water in a nose-down attitude.
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