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Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2016
Date:Saturday 19 January 1946
Type:Short Sunderland GR.5
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: PP157
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Jesselton (   Malaysia)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The Sunderland struck an uncharted coral reef; not repaired.

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