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  1. jamied says

    The aircraft seen here is a Short Singapore III flying boat.

    The crash reported in the text occurred on 15 February 1935. A magazine article of the era, reporting the crash and the names of those killed, can be found on the attached page under the headline "Crash of a Singapore Flying Boat....
    chive/view/1935/1935 - 0406.html

  2. jenny_henderson49 says

    How can you be sure that this is the Singapore III that crashed into mountain in Messina Italy? I ask because if it really is, then it is likely that my uncle is one of the two pilots on the film.
    jamied the link you give to report of the crash doesn't work. I have seen some newspaper reports but would be interested to see this one.

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