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Accident description
Last updated: 14 December 2017
Status:
Date:Saturday 3 June 1944
Type:Short Sunderland III
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: ML811
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Santiago de Baney (   Equatorial Guinea)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The plane crashed on a ferry flight under unknown circumstances and burnt out. Nine crew members died instantly, one crew member later died in hospital.

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