Accident
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:
Datum:Samstag 4 Juni 1955
Flugzeugtyp:Short Sunderland MR.5
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: RN288
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Eastbourne, Sussex (   Großbritannien) show on map
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Calshot RAF Station, Großbritannien
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The flying boat hit a swell on landing and bounced. It nosed in.
The Sunderland, detached from Pembroke Dock to Calshot, was participating in the Royal Air Forces Association (RAFA) celebrations at Eastbourne and was in the process of dropping off an airman on leave.


Informationsquelle:
» Owen J Vaughan (E-mail, 13-3-2012)


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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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