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Last updated: 17 June 2021
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Datum:Dienstag 24 Juni 1941
Flugzeugtyp:Short Sunderland I
Betrieben durch:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Gemietet von :Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: P9603
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 12
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 12
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Popton Point, Milford Haven (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Mount Batten RAF Seaplane Station, Großbritannien
Flug nach:Mount Batten RAF Seaplane Station, Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
Sunderland P9603 departed RAF Mount Batten, at 21:00 hours to carry out a reconnaissance patrol. While attempting to alight after the completion of the patrol , the aircraft overshot the flare path and crashed on rocks off Popton Point, Milford Haven. The three Pilots of the aircraft were seriously injured, but the airmen members of the crew escaped with minor injuries and shock. Sqn Ldr Hick and FO Scutts died later of their injuries.

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