- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: July 27, 1998
Time: ?
Location: Southhampton, England
Operator: Plane Sailing
Flight #: ?
Route: VP-BPS
AC Type: Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Registration: VP-BPS
cn / ln: 1997
Aboard: 18   (passengers:14  crew:4)
Fatalities: 4   (passengers:2  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane was flying lower than 500 ft. prior to attempting to land. After a missed attempt the plane landed on the water and soon after water entered the cockpit and the plane broke up. Possible collision with debris which caused the doors to collapse inward.
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