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Last updated: 24 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 24 May 1944
Time:14:20
Type:Short Sunderland III
Operating for:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: DV990
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:ca 240 km W off Kristiansund, Norway [Norwegian Sea] (   Atlantic Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Shot down by U-boat U-921 during a patrol mission off the Norwegian coast.

Sources:
» Men Who Died Serving on Lough Erne / Joe OŽLoughlin


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