Hull-loss description
Last updated: 24 September 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 16 March 1947
Type:Short Sunderland GR.5
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: VB886
C/n / msn:
First flight: 1946
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pembroke Dock (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Sank during a gale.

Sources:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» The Sunderland Flying-boat Queen / By John Evans, 1993


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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