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Last updated: 22 June 2021
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Datum:zondag 27 april 1941
Tijd:10:07
Type:Short Sunderland I
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: L5807
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Kalafrana Bay (   Malta)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:-
Vliegveld van aankomst:-
Beschrijving:
Set alight by a Luftwaffe Messerschmitt Bf.109 of 7./JG 26, believed to be flown by air ace Joachim Müncheberg. The flying boat sank.
The Sunderland had just arrived after escorting eight Hawker Hurricane's and a Fairey Fulmar to Malta.

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» Air Battle of Malta Aircraft Losses and Crash Sites, 1940 - 1942 / A.Rogers, 2017
» Air Britain RAF Aircraft L1000 - N9999
» Aces of the Luftwaffe


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accident date: 27-04-1941
type: Short Sunderland I
registration: L5807
 
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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