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Last updated: 16 January 2022
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Datum:woensdag 4 augustus 1943
Type:Short Sunderland III
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: DD859
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Atlantic Ocean (   Atlantische Oceaan)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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 OŽLoughlin


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