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Last updated: 6 December 2021
Date:Tuesday 15 August 1944
Type:Short Sunderland III
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: DP197
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Creag Riabhach, Lothbeg (   United Kingdom)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The plane was to carry out a Radar Homing Exercise, on the Radar buoy near Dunbeath.
Due to adverse weather conditions, the plane crashed. All occupants died in the crash.

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