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Last updated: 17 June 2021
Estado:
Fecha:martes 24 junio 1941
Tipo:Short Sunderland I
Operado por:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Alquilado a :Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: P9603
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 12
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 12
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Popton Point, Milford Haven (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Mount Batten RAF Seaplane Station, Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Mount Batten RAF Seaplane Station, Reino Unido
Descripción:
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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