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Last updated: 16 January 2022
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Datum:Mittwoch 4 August 1943
Flugzeugtyp:Short Sunderland III
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: DD859
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Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Atlantic Ocean (   Atlantischer Ozean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
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Unfallbericht:
Shot down by U-Boat U-489. In a final move the Sunderland crew dropped depth charges, sinking the U-Boat. The Sunderland crash-landed and sank.

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» Men Who Died Serving on Lough Erne / Joe O´Loughlin


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