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Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Date:Tuesday 30 October 1956
Type:Short Sunderland MR.5
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: EJ153
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Castle Archdale (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Hit a submerged rock while taxiing. Beached but not repaired.

Sources:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley


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