Hull-loss
Last updated: 21 December 2014
Status:
Datum:zondag 26 maart 1950
Type:Short S.25 Sunderland GR.5
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: SZ573
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 9
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 2
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 11
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Singapore-Seletar SPB (   Singapore)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Singapore-Seletar Airport (XSP/WSSL), Singapore
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
Whilst the aircraft was being prepared for a sortie, a bomb exploded. The flying boat heeled over and sank in 30 feet of water.

Bronnen:
» 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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