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Accident description
Last updated: 18 November 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 3 March 1954
Type:Short Sunderland MR.5
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: NJ267
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pembroke Dock (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Pembroke Dock RAF Station, United Kingdom
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The flying boat porpoised on takeoff. It dived and crashed.

Sources:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley


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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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