Accident Short Sunderland III T9075,
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Date:Monday 28 April 1941
Type:Silhouette image of generic ss25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Short Sunderland III
Owner/operator:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registration: T9075
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 11
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Iris Sea -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: En route
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The Sunderland operated on a U-Boat patrol flight out of Angle Bay near RAF Pembroke Docks.
The crew failed to locate the landing site at Angle Bay after returning from the patrol flight. Being low on fuel, the flying boat was ditched in total darkness. The Sunderland broke on impact.


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