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Last updated: 18 January 2022
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Datum:Dienstag 21 Oktober 1947
Flugzeugtyp:Short Sunderland GR.3
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: DV976
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:W off Southend Pier (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Felixstowe RNAS, Großbritannien
Flug nach:Felixstowe RNAS, Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
The no. 3 engine caught fire and fell out. A ditching was attempted but the Sunderland overturned.
The seaplane operated on a strain gauge experimental flight out of Felixstowe.

Informationsquelle:
» Test Flying Memorial Project
» The Canberra Times
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley


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