Accident
Last updated: 25 October 2014
Estado:
Fecha:domingo 28 enero 1951
Hora:ca 08:40
Tipo:Short S.25 Sunderland GR.5
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: PP107
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Total:Fatalidades: 14 / Ocupantes: 14
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Mt. Yuli (   Taiwan)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Hong Kong-Kai Tak RAF Station (HKG/VHHH), Hong Kong
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Iwakuni MCAS (RJOI), Japón
Descripción:
Sunderland PP107 from the RAF 205 Squadron, was on a support mission for the UN Command during the Korean War. The flying boat flew into a Taiwanese mountain at an elevation of 5000 feet in poor visibility.

Fuentes:
» Military aviation disasters : significant losses since 1908 / D. Gero, 1999
» 205/209 Sunderland Squadron RAF Seletar
» British airmen can finally rest in peace (Taipei Times, Nov 17, 2005, Page 4)


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Distance from Hong Kong-Kai Tak RAF Station to Iwakuni MCAS as the crow flies is 2183 km (1364 miles).

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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