Hull-loss
Last updated: 30 September 2014
Status:
Datum:Sonntag 26 März 1950
Flugzeugtyp:Short S.25 Sunderland GR.5
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: SZ573
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 9
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 11
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Singapore-Seletar SPB (   Singapur)
Flugphase: Stehendes (STD)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Singapore-Seletar Airport (XSP/WSSL), Singapur
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Whilst the aircraft was being prepared for a sortie, a bomb exploded. The flying boat heeled over and sank in 30 feet of water.

Informationsquelle:
» The Singapore Free Press, 27 March 1950, Page 1
» 205/209 Sunderland Squadron RAF Seletar
» Last take-off : a record of RAF aircraft losses 1950 to 1953 / C. Cummings
» The Straits Times, 27 March 1950, Page 1


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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