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Last updated: 4 December 2021
Date:Friday 14 March 1952
Type:Short Sunderland MR.5
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: PP162
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Felixstowe, Suffolk (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The Sunderland flying boat was conduction trials in Felixstowe Harbour. The trials were meant to assess the effect of operating from rough seas. The Sunderland sustained severe damage during these trials.

» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» Last take-off : a record of RAF aircraft losses 1950 to 1953 / C. Cummings


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