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Last updated: 8 December 2016
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 6 enero 1944
Tipo:Short Sunderland III
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: JM709
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 11 / Ocupantes: 11
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 11 / Ocupantes: 11
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Bay of Biscay (   Océano Atlántico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Pembroke Dock RAF Station, Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Pembroke Dock RAF Station, Reino Unido
Descripción:
Short Sunderland flying boat JM709 of 228 Sqn RAF took off from RAF Station, Pembroke Dock at 05:37 on 6 January 1944, to carry out an anti-submarine patrol in the Bay of Biscay. There was no messages received from the aircraft after takeoff, and it failed to return to base. It was assumed that the aircraft and crew were lost at sea.

Fuentes:
» Missing with no known grave / by Alan Storr


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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