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Last updated: 15 May 2021
Status:
Date:Wednesday 27 November 1940
Type: Short Sunderland Mk I
Operator:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registration: N9048
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mount Batten (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The aircraft was destroyed at Mount Batten on 27 November 1940 in a hangar fire, as a result of a German air raid. The plane burnt out in the hangar.

Classification:
Hangar / ground fire
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» No. 10 SQUADRON RAAF An Overview of its role in World War II
» adf-serials.com.au


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