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Last updated: 20 November 2018
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Date:Wednesday 15 September 1954
Type:Short Sunderland MR.5
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: PP122
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:St. Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The flying boat hit a submerged rock on landing causing a rupture in the hull.

Sources:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» The Sunderland Flying-boat Queen / By John Evans, 1993


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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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