Accident
Last updated: 20 October 2014
Status:
Datum:Montag 21 Juni 1954
Flugzeugtyp:Short Sunderland MR.5
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: SZ599
Werknummer:
Baujahr: 1946
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Christmas Island (   Christmas Island)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The airplane lost a float and an engine after hitting a swell on landing. It was scuttled.

Informationsquelle:
» The Sunderland Flying-boat Queen / By John Evans, 1993
» 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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