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Datum:donderdag 18 november 1943
Tijd:21:25
Type:Short Sunderland III
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: W4036
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar: 1942
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 8
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 8
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Lough Erne (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
The Short Sunderland III, operated by the RAF 201 Sqn was practicing takeoffs and landings in Lough Erne. On one attempt it overshot the flare path and the port wing struck the surface of the lake. The pilot lost control and the Sunderland crashed off the Cliffs of Magho, bursting into flames.

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