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Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:Tuesday 29 October 1940
Type:Short Sunderland I
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: P9622
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
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Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 11
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:45 km (28.1 mls) SW of Wick, Scotland (   United Kingdom)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed into a hillside during a sea rescue operation. Four crew members died and five were wounded.

Sources:
» rafcommands.com
» The Other Few: The Contribution Made by Bomber and Coastal Aircrew to the ...The Other Few: The Contribution Made by Bomber and Coastal Aircrew to the Winning of the Battle of Britain / Larry Donnelly
» backtonormandy.org
» Flight 18 April 1952


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