1947 BURMA -GB…1947 BAHRAIN AIR CRASH… [14432]

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1947(Jul 19) Plain water stained envelope by airmail to Lowestoft endorsed On Active Service from Cpl. Capon bearing Burma 1½a tied Mingaladon cds & with framed Damaged By Sea Water cachet in violet applied to salved mail from Sandringham S flying boat that crashed at Bahrain Marine Air Base on 23 Aug killing 3 crew & 7 of the 18 passengers…..Item comes with supporting letter of enquiry & replies from Ministry of Transport & Civil Aviation + photograph of Sandringham 5 aircraft (Nierinck 470823)… Provenance G. Davis 2006 A. Munro 2009…

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