Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 22 October 2014
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Datum:zaterdag 20 november 1943
Tijd:17.45
Type:Short Sunderland III
Vloog voor:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Gehuurd van:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: W6031
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 11 / inzittenden: 11
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:ca 900 km W off Vigo, Spain (   Atlantische Oceaan) show on map
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
The Short Sunderland flying boat was shot at by AA-fire while attacking German U-Boat U-648. About one hour later the aircraft sent a distress call that they were about to ditch.

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» Men Who Died Serving on Lough Erne / Joe O┤Loughlin


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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