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Accident description
Last updated: 18 June 2018
Status:
Date:Wednesday 16 May 1945
Type:Short Sunderland V
Operator:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registration: PP116
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pembroke Dock RAF Station (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Pembroke Dock RAF Station, United Kingdom
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Swung on takeoff for a test flight, porpoised & nosed in. The Sunderland flew for RAAF 461 Sqn.

Sources:
» rafcommands.com
» Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999


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