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Last updated: 16 January 2022
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Datum:donderdag 24 april 1941
Tijd:05:45
Type:Short Sunderland I
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: N9023
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 13
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 13
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Langhóll, Fagradalsfjall (   IJsland)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
The Sunderland was returning to Skerjafjörður, Iceland after a U-boat patrol flight. The weather was low ceiling, heavy rain and poor visibility. The crew failed to located the landing site and the flying boat impacted a hill, caught fire and was totally destroyed.

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