Flugunfall 24 APR 1941 einer Short Sunderland I N9023 - Langhóll, Fagradalsfjall
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Datum:Donnerstag 24 April 1941
Zeit:05:45
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic ss25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Short Sunderland I
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: N9023
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 13
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 13
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Langhóll, Fagradalsfjall (   Island)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
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Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The Sunderland was returning to Skerjafjörður, Iceland after a U-boat patrol flight. The weather was low ceiling, heavy rain and poor visibility. The crew failed to located the landing site and the flying boat impacted a hill, caught fire and was totally destroyed.

Informationsquelle:
» World War II Crash Sites in Iceland


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