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Last updated: 5 December 2021
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Date:Sunday 21 December 1941
Type:Short Sunderland II
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: W3998
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 15
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 15
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mount Batten RAF Seaplane Station (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Mount Batten RAF Seaplane Station, United Kingdom
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed on take off 200 yards from the Breakwater Fort at Plymouth, Devon.

Sources:
» WW2 Talk Forum
» Western Morning News 23-9-2013


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